Definition of euglenoid in English:

euglenoid

Line breaks: eu¦glen|oid
Pronunciation: /juːˈɡliːnɔɪd
 
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Biology

noun

A flagellated single-celled organism of a group that comprises euglena and its relatives.
  • Division (or phylum) Euglenophyta
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  • Group B therefore included all members of the Alveolata (ciliates, dinoflagellates, and apicomplexans) and the Discicristata (euglenoids and trypanosomatids) as well as the Heterokontophyta and green algae/plants.
  • Group II introns are found in the mitochondria of plants and Fungi and the chloroplasts of euglenoids and algae, as well as in Bacteria such as Cyanobacteria and Proteobacteria.
  • Endosymbiosis of green algal unicells with two different heterotrophs led to euglenoids and to chlororachniophytes.

adjective

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1Relating to euglenoids.
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  • Up to 15 species of unicellular eukaryotes, including ciliates, testaceans, green algae, and euglenoid cells, are found as syninclusions with it.
1.1(Of cell locomotion) achieved by peristaltic waves that pass along the cell, characteristic of the euglenoids.

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