anabaena

noun

an·​a·​bae·​na ˌan-ə-ˈbē-nə How to pronounce anabaena (audio)
1
capitalized : a genus of freshwater cyanobacteria (family Nostocaceae) having cells in beadlike filaments and often contaminating reservoirs
2
: a cyanobacterium of the genus Anabaena

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“Anabaena.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/anabaena. Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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