Definition of actinophrys
1 capitalized : a genus of protozoans (order Heliozoa) widely distributed in stagnant water
2 plural actinophrys : a protozoan of the genus Actinophrys
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Origin and Etymology of actinophrys
New Latin, from actin- + Greek ophrys brow, rim
First Known Use: 1840See Words from the same year
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