• Definition for "difflugia"
    • A genus of ordinary amœbiform rhizopods, of this…
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difflugia definition

  • noun:
    • A genus of ordinary amœbiform rhizopods, of this purchase Amœboidea and family members Arcellidœ, having a type of test or layer manufactured from foreign particles agglutinated collectively, as grains of sand, diatoms, etc.: so-called from flowing on or aside of this pseudopods. D. urceolata is an example.
    • a protozoan with an ovoid layer of cemented sand grains
    • A genus of ordinary amœbiform rhizopods, of the order Amœboidea and family Arcellidœ, having a kind of test or shell made of foreign particles agglutinated together, as grains of sand, diatoms, etc.: so called from the flowing out or apart of the pseudopods. D. urceolata is an example.
    • a protozoan with an ovoid shell of cemented sand grains
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