- an organism made up of a multinucleate, continuous mass of protoplasm enclosed by one cell wall, as in some algae and fungi.
Origin of coenocyte
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- botany a mass of protoplasm containing many nuclei and enclosed by a cell wall: occurs in many fungi and some algae
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