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spirogyra

Saltos de línea: spiro|gyra
Pronunciación: /ˌspʌɪrə(ʊ)ˈdʒʌɪrə
 
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Definición de spirogyra en inglés:

sustantivo

Botany
A filamentous green alga of a genus that includes blanket weed.
  • Genus Spirogyra, division Chlorophyta
Example sentences
  • The magnified parade of protozoas, amoeba proteus and paramecia aurelia, with spirogyras and volvox green algae, amazed the kids.
  • The spirogyras send their contents through the conjugations tubes to the other one.
  • It was a picture of spirogyra, a single cell organism, taken through a microscope.

Origen

modern Latin, from spiro-1 'spiral' + Greek guros, gura 'round'.

Words that rhyme with spirogyra

Beira, Fujairah, Hegira, Lyra, Myra, naira, palmyra

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