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Heterokontophyta

Definition of the noun heterokontophyta

What does heterokontophyta mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: -

  1. algae having chlorophyll a and usually c, and flagella of unequal lengths; terminology supersedes Chrysophyta in some classifications
    • lexical domain: Animals - nouns denoting animals
    • synonym of Heterokontophyta: division Heterokontophyta
    • more generic word: division = a group of organisms forming a subdivision of a larger category
    • member of: kingdom Protoctista / Protoctista = in most modern classifications, replacement for the Protista; includes: Protozoa; Euglenophyta; Chlorophyta; Cryptophyta; Heterokontophyta; Rhodophyta

Phrases with Heterokontophyta

  1. Phylum Heterokontophyta
  2. division heterokontophyta

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Heterokontophyta

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Google previewAlgae Based Polymers, Blends, and Composites (2017)

Chemistry, Biotechnology and Materials Science by Khalid Mahmood Zia, Mohammad Zuber, Muhammad Ali

Heterokontophyta (brown algae), and Chlorophyta ( green algae). Heterokontophyta is the largest group, ranging from giant kelps (20 m ...

Google previewAquaculture Microbiology and Biotechnology, Volume Two (2011)

by Didier Montet, Ramesh C. Ray

Heterokontophyta is the most diverse algal group with huge commercial and biotechnological potentials. They range in size from microscopic single cells to giant kelp averaging several meters. They form one of the most diverse algal groups ...

Google previewMarine Biotechnology I (2005)

by Yves Le Gal, Roland Ulber, Garabed Antranikian

Heterokontophyta The phylum Heterokontophyta is the most diverse algal group with huge commercial and biotechnological potentials [30, 37]. They range in size from microscopic unicells to giant kelp averaging several meters. Cells of ...

Google previewMarine Products for Healthcare (2008)

Functional and Bioactive Nutraceutical Compounds from the Ocean by Vazhiyil Venugopal

The phylum Heterokontophyta is the most diverse algal group with huge commercial and biotechnological potentials. They range in size from microscopic single cells to giant kelp averaging several meters. They are primarily characterized by ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Inland Waters (2009)

Heterokontophyta isrepresented in the heterokont flagellation ofcellswhich bearalong pleuronematic andashorter acronematic flagellum. The pleuronematic flagellumacts for locomotion and is directed forwards during swimming.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Marine Sciences (2012)

by Hanneke(J.)G. Baretta-Bekker, Egbert K. Duursma, Bouwe R. Kuipers

Next to the prokaryotic →Cyanobacteria, there are the →eukaryotic division Rhodophyta with one single class, the →Rhodophyceae or red algae, the division Heterokontophyta with the classes →Chrysophyceae or goldenbrown algae, ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Science for Gardeners (2015)

6000 Scientific Terms Explored and Explained by Michael Allaby

Stramenopila See Heterokontophyta. stramineous Straw-coloured. strangler A plant that depends on another plant for physical support and eventually envelops its host with branches or aerial roots, often killing it. strangler fig One of several ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Biology (2015)

by Elizabeth Martin, Robert Hine

Heterokontophyta, proposed on the basis of recent evidence from ...

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Scrabble value of H4E1T1E1R1O1K5O1N1T1O1P3H4Y4T1A1

The value of this 16-letter word is 31 points. Since it has more than 15 letters, it can be played on Super Scrabble board only.

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