[ ahr-sel-uh ]
/ ɑrˈsɛl ə /
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a genus of freshwater, ameboid protozoa that secrete a hard, umbrellalike shell having a single opening through which the pseudopodia extend.
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Origin of Arcella
1838; <New Latin, equivalent to Latin arc(a) a chest, box + -ella diminutive suffix
Words nearby Arcella
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How to use Arcella in a sentence
Dujardin points out very clearly the identity of structure between organisms like Amœbæ and such forms as Difflugia and Arcella.The Ocean World:|Louis Figuier