Definition of green algae in English:

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green algae

plural noun

Photosynthetic algae which contain chlorophyll and store starch in discrete chloroplasts. They are eukaryotic and most live in fresh water, ranging from unicellular flagellates to more complex multicellular forms.
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  • However, in the free state, these bacteria are generally found as filamentous green algae in fresh and brackish waters.
  • Diatoms and green algae exhibited up to ninefold higher growth rates than those for cyanobacterial species.
  • This microscopic, single-celled green algae contains more chlorophyll than any known plant - nearly four times the amount found in spirulina.

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