Synonyms containing Algæ

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zygosperm

zygosperm

A spore formed by the union of the contents of two similar cells, either of the same or of distinct individual plants. Zygosperms are found in certain orders of algæ and fungi.

— Wiktionary

Trichogenous

Trichogenous

trī-koj′e-nus, adj. helping the hair to grow.—ns. Trichoclā′sia, Trichoclā′sis, a brittle condition of the hair; Trich′ogen, a preparation for causing the hair to grow; Trichogyne (trik′ō-jīn), the slender portion of the procarp in red algæ, a receptive organ of reproduction; Trichol′ogy, the knowledge of the hair; Trichō′ma, a morbid condition of the hair, introversion of the eyelid.—adjs. Trichom′atose; Trichopath′ic, relating to disease of the hair.—ns. Trichop′athy, the treatment of diseases of the hair; Trich′ophōre (bot.), the cell or cells in certain algæ supporting the trichogyne: a sac-like body from which the chitinous parapodial appendages of an annelid are developed.—adjs. Trichophor′ic, Trichoph′orous.—ns. Trichoph′yton, a fungus growth round the hair-bulbs causing baldness, ringworm, &c.; Trichophytō′sis, disease of the skin due to the presence of the foregoing; Trichorex′is, brittleness of the hair; Trichorrhē′a, a falling of the hair; Trichō′sis, any disease of the hair.

— Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

kelp

kelp

Salsola kali; the ashes produced by the combustion of various marine algæ, and used in obtaining iodine, soda, &c.

— Dictionary of Nautical Terms

Algous

Algous

al′gus, adj. relating to or like the algæ or seaweeds.

— Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

Conferva

Conferva

kon-fėr′va, n. a genus of lower fresh-water Algæ, forming slimy masses or tufts in ponds and stagnent pools, easily recognised by their unbranched filaments.—adj. Confer′void. [L. conferva, a kind water-plant.]

— Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

Desmid

Desmid

des′mid, n. one of a group of microscopic algæ. [Formed as a dim. of Gr. desmos, a chain.]

— Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

Diatom

Diatom

dī′a-tom, n. one of an order of microscopic unicellular algæ, of the Diatomaceæ.—adj. Diatomā′ceous.—n. Diat′omite, diatomaceous earth. [Gr. diatomosdia, through, temnein, to cut.]

— Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

Endochrome

Endochrome

en′dō-krōm, n. the colouring matter, other than green, of vegetable cells, esp. of algæ: (zool.) the coloured endoplasm of a cell. [Gr. endon, within, chrōma, colour.]

— Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

Kieselguhr

Kieselguhr

kē′zl-gūr, n. the mineral remains of a species of algæ, used in the manufacture of dynamite. [Ger.,—kiesel, flint, guhr, fermentation.]

— Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

Nemathecium

Nemathecium

nem-a-thē′si-um, n. a wart-like elevation on the surface of the thallus of certain florideous algæ. [Gr. nēma, a thread, thēkion, thēkē, case.]

— Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

Nostoc

Nostoc

nos′tok, n. a genus of Algæ, found in moist places.—Also Witches' butter, Spittle of the stars, Star-jelly, &c. [Ger. nostoch.]

— Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

Phycology

Phycology

fī-kol′ō-ji, n. the knowledge of algæ or sea-weeds.—n. Phycog′raphy, systematic description of algae.—adj. Phycolog′ic.—n. Phycol′ogist.

— Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

Propagate

Propagate

prop′a-gāt, v.t. to increase by generation or other natural process: to multiply plants by layers: to extend: to produce: to impel forward in space, as sound, light, energy, &c.: to spread from one to another: to promote: to extend the knowledge of: (obs.) to increase.—v.i. to be produced or multiplied: to have young.—adj. Prop′agable, that can be propagated or increased by generation or other natural process.—ns. Propagan′da, Prop′agand, a committee (congregatio de propaganda fide) at Rome charged with the management of the R.C. missions: any association for the spread of opinions and principles, esp. such as are opposed to the existing government; Propagand′ism, practice of propagating tenets or principles: zeal in spreading one's opinions: proselytism; Propagand′ist, one who devotes himself to propagandism; Propagā′tion, act of propagating: the spreading or extension of anything, as light, sound, energy, &c.: increase: enlargement.—adj. Prop′agātive.—ns. Prop′agātor; Propagatō′rium (biol.), the reproductive apparatus.—adj. Prop′agātory.—ns. Propā′go, a layer or branch laid down to root; Propag′ūlum, a runner or sucker ending in an expanded bud: a gemma or bud affecting asexual propagation in many algæ. [L. propāgāre, -ātum, conn. with pro-pāg-o, a layer.]

— Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

Rhodomela

Rhodomela

rō-dom′e-la, n. a genus of marine algæ. [Gr. rhodon, rose, melas, black.]

— Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

Rhodophyl

Rhodophyl

rō′dō-fil, n. the compound pigment found in the red algæ.—adj. Rhodophyl′lous. [Gr. rhodon, rose, phyllon, leaf.]

— Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

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