saccoderm

adjective
sac·​co·​derm | \ ˈsakōˌdərm \

Definition of saccoderm

: 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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History and Etymology for saccoderm

sacc- + Greek derma skin

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“Saccoderm.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/saccoderm. Accessed 16 May. 2022.

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