Origin of algae
OTHER WORDS FROM algaealgal, adjective
How to use algae in a sentence
Earlier this month, Toledo, Ohio, watched its municipal water supply descend into an undrinkable stew of algal toxins.
The algal host cells lie in the medulla, just below the upper cortex.
The chains of cells are usually badly broken up, and the nature of the algal host is, therefore, difficult to distinguish.
The algal hosts are usually Dactylococcus or Polycoccus, and both hosts are sometimes found in the same thallus.
Satisfied with the results attained in exterminating algal growth in water-cress beds, attention was next given to reservoirs.
It was, therefore, most desirable to devise a method of ridding the bed of algal growth without injuring the cress.
British Dictionary definitions for algae
Derived forms of algaealgal (ˈælɡəl), adjective
Word Origin for algae
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Cultural definitions for algae
Primitive organisms that contain chlorophyll but do not have structures, such as xylem and phloem, to transport fluids. Algae sometimes contain only a single cell, and nowadays they are not considered members of the plant kingdom.