Definition of Spirulina

1. Noun. A food supplement prepared from blue-green algae of the genus ''Arthrospira'' found in soda lakes ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Spirulina

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Spirulina

spirotrich
spirotrichs
spiroylous
spirt
spirted
spirting
spirtle
spirtled
spirtles
spirtling
spirts
spirula
spirulae
spirulas
spirulate
spirulina (current term)
spirulinas
spirurida
spirurida infections
spirurina
spiruroid
spiruroid larva migrans
spiruroidea
spiry
spirytual
spirytuall

Literary usage of Spirulina

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1. A Treatise on the British Freshwater Algae by George Stephen West (1904)
"In spirulina the trichome is unsegmented, thus consisting of a single cell. This genus, therefore, approaches certain genera of Bacteria ..."

2. Radiant Healing: The Many Paths to Personal Harmony and Planetary Wholeness by Isabel Bellamy, Donald MacLean (2005)
"spirulina is an amazingly abundant source of nutrition, ten times more abundant than soy ... spirulina aquaculture offers us the most potent form of natural ..."

3. Warmwater Fisheries: Symposium I (1991) edited by James L. Cooper, R. H. Hamre (1999)
"Digested feedlot wastes can be used as a nutrient source to culture spirulina. The helical shape of spirulina makes it easily harvested by flotation and ..."

4. Annals and Magazine of Natural History by William Jardine (1851)
"In spirulina the diameters of the filaments increase considerably as they advance towards maturity, but this increase has its limits, and an acquaintance ..."

5. Azolla Utilization: Proceedings of the Workshop on Azolla Use, Fuzhou by International Rice Research Institute, Fujian Academy of Agricultural Sciences (1987)
"XIE YING-XIAN: Can you give me some information about spirulina ... SHIOMI: I am not familiar with spirulina. Many blue-green algae grow in Japan. ..."

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