Spondylomorum

noun Spon·dy·lo·mo·rum \ ˌspändəlōˈmōrəm \

Definition of Spondylomorum

:a genus of colonial flagellates related to Volvox, having cells with four flagella, two contractile vacuoles, and a cup-shaped chromoplast, forming a 16-celled colony, and sometimes causing a contamination of water supplies

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Origin and Etymology of spondylomorum

New Latin, from spondyl- + Latin morum mulberry


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