Definition of Alga

1. Noun. Primitive chlorophyll-containing mainly aquatic eukaryotic organisms lacking true stems and roots and leaves.




Definition of Alga

1. n. A kind of seaweed; pl. the class of cellular cryptogamic plants which includes the black, red, and green seaweeds, as kelp, dulse, sea lettuce, also marine and fresh water confervæ, etc.

Definition of Alga

1. Noun. (biology) Any of many aquatic photosynthetic organisms, whose size ranges from a single cell to giant kelps and whose form is very diverse; some are eukaryotic and some prokaryotic; includes the seaweeds. ¹

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Definition of Alga

1. any of a group of primitive aquatic plants [n -GAE or -GAS] : ALGAL [adj]

Medical Definition of Alga

1. Origin: L, seaweed. A kind of seaweed; pl. The class of cellular cryptogamic plants which includes the black, red, and green seaweeds, as kelp, dulse, sea lettuce, also marine and fresh water confervae, etc. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Alga

alfets
alfilaria
alfilarias
alfileria
alfilerias
alfione
alfisol
alfisols
alfoil
alforja
alforjas
alforsite
alfredo
alfresco
alfs
alga (current term)
algaculture
algae
algaecidal
algaecide
algaecides
algaes
algal
algal bloom
algal mat
algal oxidation pond
algals
algaroba
algarobas
algarobilla

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