Sphaerita

noun
Sphae·​ri·​ta | \sfə̇ˈrītə, -rētə\

Definition of Sphaerita 

: a genus of amoeboid parasites of the cytoplasm of various algae and protozoans that are usually considered lower fungi and placed in the order Chytridiales

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History and Etymology for Sphaerita

New Latin, from sphaer- + Latin -ita -ite

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