Schizophyta

plural noun Schi·zoph·y·ta \ skə̇ˈzäfətə \

Definition of Schizophyta

in some classifications
: a division comprising the blue-green algae and bacteria (classes Myxophyceae and Schizomycetes) and characterized by unicellular or loosely colonial and often filamentous organization, by lack of a readily identifiable condensed nucleus, and by reproduction chiefly or wholly by fission

schizophytic

\¦skizə¦fitik\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of schizophyta

New Latin, from schiz- + -phyta


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