heterotrichous

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

Definition of heterotrichous

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

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Other Words from heterotrichous

heterotrichy \ ˌ⸗⸗ˈrä‧trə̇kē \ noun, plural -es

History and Etymology for heterotrichous

probably from New Latin heterotrichus

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“Heterotrichous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/heterotrichous. Accessed 3 Aug. 2021.

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