noun plural

Eu·​gle·​noph·​y·​ta ˌyü-glə-ˈnäf-ət-ə How to pronounce Euglenophyta (audio)
: a division of algae that is equivalent to the protozoan order Euglenida of the subphylum Mastigophora and includes mostly unicellular flagellates which are both photosynthetic and heterotrophic

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“Euglenophyta.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Mar. 2024.

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