• Definition for "division chrysophyta"
    • mostly freshwater eukaryotic algae having the chlorophyll masked…
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division chrysophyta definition

  • noun:
    • mostly freshwater eukaryotic algae having the chlorophyll masked by brown or yellow pigment; yellow-green and golden-brown algae and diatoms: Xanthophyceae, Chrysophyceae, Bacillariophyceae; some classification systems superseded or subsumed by Heterokontophyta
    • mostly freshwater eukaryotic algae obtaining 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and golden-brown algae and diatoms: Xanthophyceae, Chrysophyceae, Bacillariophyceae; some classification methods superseded or subsumed by Heterokontophyta
    • 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and golden-brown algae and diatoms: Xanthophyceae, Chrysophyceae, Bacillariophyceae; some classification methods superseded or subsumed by Heterokontophyta
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