saccoderm

adjective sac·co·derm \ˈsakōˌdərm\

Definition of saccoderm

  1. :  having a cell wall consisting of a single piece and lacking vertical pores in the wall —used of desmids of the family Mesotaeniaceae —distinguished from placoderm

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Origin and Etymology of saccoderm

sacc- + Greek derma skin — more at derm-


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