Definition of Chlorophyta

1. Noun. Large division of chiefly freshwater eukaryotic algae that possess chlorophyll a and b, store food as starch, and cellulose cell walls; classes Chlorophyceae, Ulvophyceae, and Charophyceae; obviously ancestral to land plants.




Medical Definition of Chlorophyta

1. Division of algae containing photosynthetic pigments similar to those in higher plants and having a green colour. Includes unicellular forms, filaments and leaf like thalluses (e.g. Ulva). Some members form coenobia and the Characean algae have branched filaments. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chlorophyta

Chloranthaceae
Chloranthus
Chloraseptic
Chloris
Chloris gayana
Chloris truncata
Chlorococcales
Chlorococcum
Chloromycetin
Chlorophis
Chlorophoneus
Chlorophoneus nigrifrons
Chlorophthalmidae
Chlorophyceae
Chlorophyllum molybdites
Chlorophyta
Chloroxylon
Chloroxylon swietenia
Chlorura
Chlorura chlorura
Choanotaenia infundibulum
Chocenyo
Chochenyo
Choco tinamou
Choco tinamous
Choctaw
Choctaw turn
Choctaws
Chod
Chodzko's reflex

Literary usage of Chlorophyta

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Biotechnology of Algae: A Bibliography by Virginia Stone (1994)
"E9 Abstract: 85 Twelve macroalgae belonging to the chlorophyta, Phaeophyta and Rhodophyta were collected from the Arabian Gulf. Field samples and samples ..."

2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"For example, the green algae (chlorophyta) and euglenoids (Euglenophyta) have chloroplasts that are essentially identical biochemically. ..."

3. Effects of the Eruptions of Mount St. Helens on Physical, Chemical, and by Douglas B. Lee (1998)
"On October 16, 1980, the phytoplankton assemblage included members of the chlorophyta (green algae), Cyanophyta (blue-green algae), and other unidentified ..."

4. Recirculation edited by Peter W. Perschbacher (1995)
"Ammonium uptake using Ulva (chlorophyta) in intensive fishponds systems: Mass culture and treatment of effluent. Journal of Applied Phycology 2:363-374. ..."

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