Silicoflagellata

plural noun Sil·i·co·flagellata \"+\

Definition of Silicoflagellata

in some classifications

  1. :  a group of marine flagellates formerly classified among the radiolarians but now usually constituting a family of the order Chrysomonadina and having one or two flagella, a definite nucleus, and a spiny siliceous skeleton like that of a radiolarian

silicoflagellate

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Origin and Etymology of silicoflagellata

New Latin, from silic- + flagellata, neuter plural of flagellatus flagellate


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