Scene·​des·​mus | \ ˌsēnəˈdezməs, ˌsen- \

Definition of Scenedesmus

: a genus (the type of the family Scenedesmaceae of the order Chlorococcales) of colonial green algae having groups of four or eight or rarely sixteen ellipsoid, fusiform, or oblong cells arranged side by side and frequently with more or less conspicuous appendages especially on the two end cells

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History and Etymology for Scenedesmus

New Latin, from Greek skēnē tent + desmos bond, fetter, from dein to bind

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“Scenedesmus.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Jan. 2021.

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