Tetrasporales

plural noun Tet·ra·spo·ra·les

Definition of Tetrasporales

  1. :  an order of green algae having vegetative cells that are immobile but capable of changing temporarily into a motile stage and that form colonies that are not filamentous and are often amorphous

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Origin and Etymology of tetrasporales

New Latin, from Tetraspora, genus of green algae (from tetra- + -spora) + -ales


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