Definition of Desmidium

1. Noun. A genus of protoctist.

Exact synonyms: Genus Desmidium
Generic synonyms: Protoctist Genus
Group relationships: Desmidiaceae, Family Desmidiaceae
Member holonyms: Desmid



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Desmidium

Descurainia pinnata
Desderman
Desegregation
Deseret
Desert Fox
Desert Storm syndrome
Deshawn
Desi
Desiderius Erasmus
Desiree
Deskati
Desmanthus
Desmanthus ilinoensis
Desmarres' dacryoliths
Desmidiaceae
Desmidium (current term)
Desmodium
Desmodium gyrans
Desmodium motorium
Desmodium purpureum
Desmodium tortuosum
Desmodontidae
Desmodus
Desmodus rotundus
Desmograthus
Desmond
Desmond Tutu
Despoina
Destiny
Destot's space

Literary usage of Desmidium

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Microscopy for Beginners: Or, Common Objects from the Ponds and Ditches by Alfred Cheatham Stokes (1887)
"Desmidium. The twisted appearance of the band is due to the fact that each cell ... When the side of the band is looked at, it is these Fig. 2i.-Desmidium ..."

2. Annals and Magazine of Natural History by William Jardine (1845)
"I then considered it an undescribed species of Desmidium. I have since been favoured by Mr. Berkeley with the following extract from ..."

3. Scottish Cryptogamic Flora, Or, Coloured Figures and Descriptions of by Robert Kaye Greville (1827)
"Both AGARDH and LYNGBYE describe the] filaments as plane; and indeed, till the genus Desmidium was established by the former, the plant was referred to ..."

4. Reports of the First, Second, and Third Meetings of the Association of (1843)
"Desmidium. Free, carapace simple, urceolate, trilateral, often catenate. ... I believe Desmidium cylindricum of Greville to be merely a state of this ..."

5. Rhodora by New England Botanical Club (1903)
"Desmidium Baileyi Ralfs. Diam. 27 ft, length 22 ft, av. diam. of excavation 9 /t, ... Desmidium cylindricum Grev. Diam. 36-46 ft, sheath 63 ft. Common. ..."

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