infusorigen

noun in·fu·so·ri·gen
variants: less commonly

infusorigene

\-rəˌjēn\

Definition of infusorigen

plural

-s

  1. :  a reduced individual of certain mesozoans that is formed within the rhombogen and that gives rise to the infusoriform larva

Love words? You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Join MWU now and get access to America’s largest dictionary, with:

  • 300,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

Origin and Etymology of infusorigen

2infusoriform + -gen, -gene


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up infusorigen? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

capable of being understood in two ways

Get Word of the Day daily email!