cyanophyte

[sahy-uh-noh-fahyt, sahy-an-uh-]Biology

noun

any member of the phylum Cyanophyta.

adjective

belonging or pertaining to the Cyanophyta.

Nearby words

  1. cyanohydrin,
  2. cyanometer,
  3. cyanophil,
  4. cyanophilous,
  5. cyanophyta,
  6. cyanoplatinite,
  7. cyanopsia,
  8. cyanose tardive,
  9. cyanosed,
  10. cyanosis

Origin of cyanophyte

see origin at Cyanophyta, -phyte

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British Dictionary definitions for cyanophyte

cyanophyte

noun

a former name for a cyanobacteriumSee cyanobacteria
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