Definition of Schizophyta
in some classifications
: a division comprising the blue-green algae and bacteria (classes Myxophyceae and Schizomycetes) and characterized by unicellular or loosely colonial and often filamentous organization, by lack of a readily identifiable condensed nucleus, and by reproduction chiefly or wholly by fission
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Origin and Etymology of schizophyta
New Latin, from schiz- + -phyta
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