microphyte

noun

mi·​cro·​phyte ˈmī-krə-ˌfīt How to pronounce microphyte (audio)
: a microscopic plant (as a bacterium, fungus, or alga)
microphytic adjective

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“Microphyte.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/microphyte. Accessed 3 Mar. 2024.

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