Definition of Cryptophyte

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

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



Definition of Cryptophyte

1. Noun. (biology) Any plant whose buds overwinter either below ground, or under water ¹

2. Noun. (biology) A cryptomonad ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cryptophyte

cryptomonads
cryptomorphic
cryptomorphism
crypton
cryptonephridial
cryptons
cryptonym
cryptonymic
cryptonyms
cryptophane
cryptophanes
cryptophone
cryptophones
cryptophyte (current term)
cryptophytes
cryptopine
cryptopines
cryptopodia
cryptoporticus
cryptoprocessing
cryptoprocessor
cryptoprocessors
cryptoprotocols
cryptopyrrole
cryptorchidisms

Literary usage of Cryptophyte

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1. The New Sydenham Society's Lexicon of Medicine and the Allied Sciences ...by Henry Power, Leonard William Sedgwick, New Sydenham Society by Henry Power, Leonard William Sedgwick, New Sydenham Society (1882)
"F. cryptophyte ; u. verborgene Pflanze.) Name by Link for the Algae, Lichens, and mushrooms, which are the most imperfect of plants, ..."

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