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Definition of "euglenoid" []

  • Of the form of or resembling infusorians of the family Euglenidæ; especially, becoming encysted and sporulating like the Euglenidæ; exhibiting the movements during the process of reproduction which characterize species of Euglena.
  • Of or pertaining to the Euglenoidea.
  • A sporozoan, as a gregarine, in the euglenoid state. (noun)
  • Resembling Euglena.

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "euglenoid" in a sentence
  • "Zimba and his colleagues have since confirmed 11 additional occasions in which euglenoid algae have caused fish to die in aquaculture ponds."
  • "Peranema - Peranema is a colorless euglenoid with two flagella, although only one is usually visible through the microscope."
  • "Euglena is one of the euglenoid genera that contain chlorophyll, allowing them to create their own food through photosynthesis."
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