chlorococcine

adjective
chlo·​ro·​coc·​cine | \ -ēn \

Definition of chlorococcine

: lacking motility except in reproductive cells and having no capacity for vegetative division chlorococcine algae

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History and Etymology for chlorococcine

New Latin Chlorococcum + English ine

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“Chlorococcine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chlorococcine. Accessed 19 Jan. 2021.

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