Uroglena

noun
Uro·​gle·​na | \ ˌyu̇rəˈglēnə \

Definition of Uroglena

: a genus of colonial plantlike flagellates (order Chrysomonadina) with numerous biflagellate individuals united in a spherical colony by gelatinous strands

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History and Etymology for Uroglena

New Latin, from ur- entry 2 + Greek glēnē socket of a joint

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

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