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cyanophyte Syllabification: cy·a·no·phyte
Pronunciation: /ˈsīənəˌfīt/ /sīˈanə-/

Definition of cyanophyte in English:


A microorganism of the division Cyanobacteria.
Example sentences
  • A sudden change of the dominant algae population from cyanophytes to dinoflagellates occurred in 1977-1978.
  • The dark phosphate bed of Weng'an contains a well-preserved, diverse floral assemblage including multicellular thallophytes, acritarchs, and cyanophytes.
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