Difference between revisions of "zoochlorellae"

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|etymology=Greek <i>zoon</i>, animal; diminutive <i>chloros</i>, green
 
|etymology=Greek <i>zoon</i>, animal; diminutive <i>chloros</i>, green
|definition=A symbiotic intracellular algae on Cnidaria that are usually endodermal, from which cnidarians derive nutritive benefit from the algal photosynthate.
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|definition=A [[symbiotic]] [[intracellular]] algae on [[Cnidaria]] that are usually endodermal, from which cnidarians derive nutritive benefit from the algal photosynthate.
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Revision as of 23:42, 13 September 2013

zoochlorellae (noun, plural; Greek zoon, animal; diminutive chloros, green): A symbiotic intracellular algae on Cnidaria that are usually endodermal, from which cnidarians derive nutritive benefit from the algal photosynthate.