Definition of Phaeophyta

1. Noun. Coextensive with class Phaeophyceae; in some classifications subsumed in the division Heterokontophyta.




Medical Definition of Phaeophyta

1. Division of algae, generally brown in colour, with multicellular, branched thalluses. Includes large seaweeds such as Laminaria and Fucus. The brown colour is due to the xanthophylls, fucoxanthin and lutein. Many have laminarin as a food reserve and alginic acid as a wall component. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Phaeophyta

PhD
PhDs
PhG
PhNCS
PhNCS protein
Phacelia campanularia
Phacelia minor
Phacelia tanacetifolia
Phacelia whitlavia
Phacochoerus
Phaeacian
Phaeacians
Phaedriades
Phaeophyceae
Phaeophyta
Phaethon
Phaethontidae
Phaeton
Phagun
Phaistos
Phalacrocoracidae
Phalacrocorax
Phalacrocorax carbo
Phalaenopsis
Phalaenopsis amabilis
Phalaenoptilus
Phalaenoptilus nuttallii
Phalange
Phalangeridae

Literary usage of Phaeophyta

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1. Biotechnology of Algae: A Bibliography by Virginia Stone (1992)
"E9 Abstract: 85 Twelve macroalgae belonging to the Chlorophyta, phaeophyta and Rhodophyta were collected from the Arabian Gulf. Field samples and samples ..."

2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1901)
"SCIENCE. eluding the lichens), phaeophyta, the brown algae, Rhodophyta, the red algae, and Cormo- phyta (including liverworts, mosses, ferns and their ..."

3. Oil Spill Dispersants: Efficacy And Effects by National Research Council (U. S.) (2005)
"... comosa (Fucales: phaeophyta). Marine Pollution Bulletin 31:446—452. Bury, SJ and CA Miller. 1993. Effect of micellar solubilization on biodegradation ..."

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