perizonium

noun peri·zo·ni·um \ˌperəˈzōnēəm\

Definition of perizonium

plural

perizonia

\-ēə\
  1. :  the thin membrane that invests the young auxospore in diatoms

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Origin and Etymology of perizonium

New Latin, from peri- + Greek zōnē girdle + New Latin -ium — more at zone


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