Sphaerococcaceae

plural noun
Sphaero·​coc·​ca·​ce·​ae

Definition of Sphaerococcaceae

: a family of red algae (order Rhodymeniales) having a much branched thallus with the cystocarps enclosed in semiglobular swellings of the peripheral tissues — see gracilaria

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Other Words from Sphaerococcaceae

sphaerococcaceous \ ¦⸗(ˌ)⸗¦⸗¦kāshəs \ adjective

History and Etymology for Sphaerococcaceae

New Latin, from Sphaerococcus, type genus (from sphaer- + -coccus) + -aceae

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“Sphaerococcaceae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Sphaerococcaceae. Accessed 22 Oct. 2021.

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