heterotrichous

adjective het·er·ot·ri·chous \¦hetə¦rä‧trə̇kəs\

Definition of heterotrichous

  1. :  having the thallus differentiated into a prostrate portion and an upright or projecting system many algae are heterotrichous

heterotrichy

noun, plural

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Origin and Etymology of heterotrichous

probably from New Latin heterotrichus


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