chondria

[ kon-dree-uh ]
/ ˈkɒn dri ə /

noun

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

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Origin of chondria

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