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    • a division of mostly freshwater eukaryotic algae having…
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chrysophyta definition

  • noun:
    • a division of mostly freshwater eukaryotic algae having the chlorophyll masked by brown or yellowish pigment; yellow-green and golden-brown algae and diatoms, such as the Xanthophyceae, Chrysophyceae, Bacillariophyceae; some some classification systems superseded or subsumed by Heterokontophyta.
    • mainly freshwater eukaryotic algae having the chlorophyll masked by brown or yellowish pigment; yellow-green and golden-brown algae and diatoms: Xanthophyceae, Chrysophyceae, Bacillariophyceae; some classification systems superseded or subsumed by Heterokontophyta
    • a division of mainly freshwater eukaryotic algae obtaining the chlorophyll masked by brown or yellowish pigment; yellow-green and golden-brown algae and diatoms, including the Xanthophyceae, Chrysophyceae, Bacillariophyceae; some some classification systems superseded or subsumed by Heterokontophyta.
    • mainly freshwater eukaryotic algae getting the chlorophyll masked by brown or yellowish pigment; yellow-green and golden-brown algae and diatoms: Xanthophyceae, Chrysophyceae, Bacillariophyceae; some classification methods superseded or subsumed by Heterokontophyta
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