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Origin of volvox
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After a period of rest each zygote, through a series of cell-divisions, develops into an adult Volvox.Being Well-Born|Michael F. Guyer
Part of the surface of a colony of Volvox globator, L. (Volvocidae), showing the intercellular connective fibrils.
A very instructive example is furnished by the case of volvox, a multicellular vegative organism of very curious habits.The Truth About Woman|C. Gasquoine Hartley
Volvox is also a spheroidal organism, composed often of a very large number of flagellated cells.The Whence and the Whither of Man|John Mason Tyler
In some cases (Volvox) the cluster, or the compound plant, is round and moves briskly in the water, closely resembling an animal.The Story of Evolution|Joseph McCabe