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Brown algae

Brown algae are algal species characterized by being multicellular and having brown or greenish brown color. The color is... Read More

Algae

Algae are photosynthetic organisms that possess photosynthetic pigments such as chlorophyll. However, they lack true roots,... Read More

Protist

Protist Definition What is a protist? All protists are eukaryotes, i.e. organisms with a nucleus. However, they are... Read More

Green algae

Green algae (singular: green alga) are photosynthetic algae that are characterized by having chlorophylls a and b as the... Read More

Cell wall

The cell is the structural, functional, and biological unit of all organisms. It is a membrane-bound structure containing... Read More

Chlorophyll

Why are most plants green? Have you ever had the same question? Perhaps, you’ve been told that the plants are green... Read More

Algology

Definition noun (botany) The scientific study of algae (medicine) The branch of medicine that is concerned with the study... Read More

Kelp

Definition noun, plural: kelps A brown seaweed of the order Laminariales Supplement The kelp is a brown seaweed... Read More

Chrysophyta

Definition noun (phycology) A phylum comprised of chrysophytes (golden algae), xanthophytes (yellow-green algae), and... Read More

Microalgae

Microalgae are microscopic algae. They are single-celled algae that may exist independently or in colonies. They are... Read More

Phycology

Definition noun The scientific study of algae or seaweeds Supplement Phycology is a branch of biology that is concerned with... Read More

Golden algae

In phycology, the golden algae are algal species that are found mostly in freshwater. They are also called the chrysophytes.... Read More

Seaweed

A seaweed refers to any of the macroscopic marine algae. They include the conspicuous, multicellular algal species of... Read More

Protista

Definition noun A taxonomic kingdom in old system of classification (i.e. five kingdom scheme), comprised of species... Read More

Euglenophyta

Definition noun (phycology) In old taxonomic classification, a phylum of the Kingdom Protista and comprised of the... Read More

Intercalary meristem

The basic structural framework of plants is composed of different types of tissues. Based upon the capacity to divide, the... Read More

Laminarin

Definition noun, plural: laminarins A storage polysaccharide that is found in brown algae which is purely made up of... Read More

Xanthophyte

Definition noun Any of the yellow-green algae comprising the taxonomic class, Xanthophyceae Supplement Xanthophytes, also... Read More

Bears

Bears Definition Bears are mammals belonging to the family Ursidae. They typically have massive bodies, coarse heavy fur,... Read More

Kelp

The swaying and winding of kelp in the ocean currents has an entrancing, hypnotic quality that would be the envy of the... Read More

Dinoflagellate

A dinoflagellate is a flagellate algae characterized by their two flagella of unequal length. One of the flagella is lying... Read More

Chlorophyll c

Definition noun A form of chlorophyll that occurs only in algae, specifically the diatoms, dinoflagellates and brown algae.... Read More

Bladder

Definition noun, plural: bladders (1) (anatomy) A distensible membranous sac or organ that can hold liquid or gas (2)... Read More

Diatom

A diatom is a unicellular eukaryotic alga characterized by the siliceous covering and symmetry. Diatoms are mostly aquatic,... Read More

Algal bloom

'''algal bloom An algal bloom is a relatively rapid increase in the population of (usually) phytoplankton algae in an... Read More

Phytoplankton

Definition noun Photosynthetic (plant-like) constituent of plankton, mainly comprised of unicellular... Read More

Fucoxanthin

Fucoxanthin (Science: chemical) carotenoid pigment of certain brown algae (Phaeophyta) and bacteria: absorbs at 500-580... Read More

Amoeba

In protistology, amoeba specifically pertains to the genus Amoeba (true amoeba) of the family Amoebidae, class Tubulinea.... Read More

Chordata

Chordata Definition What is Chordata? Chordata is the phylum of the animal kingdom that includes a large number of animal... Read More

Stipe

stipe A stalk, especially of fungal fruiting bodies or of large brown... Read More