Vampyrella

noun Vam·py·rel·la \ˌvampəˈrelə, -ˌpīˈr-\

Definition of Vampyrella

  1. :  a genus of protozoans (order Amoebina) comprising small amoeboid forms that are ectoparasitic on algae

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Origin and Etymology of vampyrella

New Latin, from vampyrus vampire + -ella — more at vampyrum


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