noun[mass noun] Biology
- A common single-celled green alga of both terrestrial and aquatic habitats, responsible for turning stagnant water an opaque green.
More example sentences
- Genus Chlorella, division Chlorophyta (or phylum Chlorophyta, kingdom Protista)
- These include but are not limited to: chlorella, blue-green algae, spirulina from California or Hawaii, AFA blue-green algae (Aphanizomenon Flos Aquae), kelp, nori, green barley, wheat grass and alfalfa.
- Help replace the energy boost you got from cigarettes by taking 2 to 3 g of chlorella, a nutrient-rich algae, daily.
- Grasses, including barley, oat, rye, wheat grass, and alfalfa - technically a legume - are generally higher in fiber, while water greens like spirulina and chlorella tend to be higher in protein.
modern Latin, diminutive of Greek khlōros 'green'.
More definitions of chlorellaDefinition of chlorella in:
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