Definición de heterocyst en inglés:

heterocyst

Silabificación: het·er·o·cyst
Pronunciación: /ˈhetərəˌsist
 
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sustantivo

  • A large, transparent, thick-walled cell found in the filaments of certain blue-green algae and in certain fungi.
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • Nitrification cannot occur in the presence of oxygen, so nitrogen is fixed in specialized cells called heterocysts.
    • These heterocysts develop from vegetative cells in a regular pattern along the filament.
    • In the 1970s, purified heterocysts from this strain were used to demonstrate that they are the sites of aerobic nitrogen fixation.

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Pronunciación: mɪˈlɔːd
noun
used to address an English nobleman