Definition of Cryptomonad

1. Noun. Common in fresh and salt water appearing along the shore as algal blooms.

Exact synonyms: Cryptophyte
Generic synonyms: Alga, Algae
Group relationships: Class Cryptophyceae, Cryptophyceae



Definition of Cryptomonad

1. Noun. A flagellate of the order Cryptomonadales; most have chloroplasts. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cryptomonad

cryptologies
cryptologist
cryptologists
cryptology
cryptomaria
cryptomaterial
cryptomaterials
cryptomelane
cryptomenorrhoea
cryptomeria
cryptomerias
cryptomnesia
cryptomnesic
cryptomodule
cryptomodules
cryptomonad (current term)
cryptomonads
cryptomorphic
cryptomorphism
crypton
cryptonephridial
cryptons
cryptonym
cryptonymic
cryptonyms
cryptophane
cryptophanes
cryptophone
cryptophones

Literary usage of Cryptomonad

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1. Marvels of pond-life; or, A year's microscopic recreations among the polyps by Henry James Slack (1878)
"By careful skimming, a small bottle was half- filled with minute organic particles, which were likely 500 cryptomonad—Euglena. to be interesting in ..."

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