chondria

[kon-dree-uh]

noun

a profusely branched red alga, Chondria tenuissima, of the Atlantic and Pacific coasts of North America.

Origin of chondria

< New Latin, feminine derivative of Greek chondríon, diminutive of chóndros cartilage; see -a2
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