Trichodesmium

noun
Trich·​o·​des·​mi·​um | \ -ˈdezmēəm \

Definition of Trichodesmium

: a small genus of filamentous blue-green algae of the family Oscillatoriaceae — see sea bloom

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History and Etymology for Trichodesmium

New Latin, from trich- + desm- + -ium

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“Trichodesmium.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Trichodesmium. Accessed 28 Jul. 2021.

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