euglenoid

noun
eu·​gle·​noid | \ yü-ˈglē-ˌnȯid How to pronounce euglenoid (audio) \

Definition of euglenoid

: any of a taxon (Euglenophyta or Euglenida) of varied flagellates (such as a euglena) that are typically green or colorless stigma-bearing solitary microorganisms with one or two flagella emerging from a well-defined gullet

Other Words from euglenoid

euglenoid adjective

First Known Use of euglenoid

1885, in the meaning defined above

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“Euglenoid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/euglenoid. Accessed 21 Sep. 2021.

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euglenoid

noun
eu·​gle·​noid | \ yü-ˈglē-ˌnȯid How to pronounce euglenoid (audio) , ˈyü-glə- How to pronounce euglenoid (audio) \

Medical Definition of euglenoid

: any flagellate of the order Euglenida

Other Words from euglenoid

euglenoid adjective

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