microphyte

noun
mi·​cro·​phyte | \ ˈmī-krə-ˌfīt How to pronounce microphyte (audio) \

Medical Definition of microphyte

: a microscopic plant (as a bacterium, fungus, or alga)

Other Words from microphyte

microphytic \ ˌmī-​krə-​ˈfit-​ik How to pronounce microphytic (audio) \ adjective

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“Microphyte.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/microphyte. Accessed 27 January 2020.

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