zoochlorella

noun
zoo·​chlorella | \ ¦zōə+ \
plural zoochlorellae

Definition of zoochlorella

: any of various minute green algae (genus Chlorella) that habitually live symbiotically within the cytoplasm of some protozoans and other invertebrates

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“Zoochlorella.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/zoochlorella. Accessed 29 Oct. 2020.

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