Definition of Chlamydomonas

1. Noun. Type genus of the Chlamydomonadaceae; solitary doubly-flagellated plant-like algae common in fresh water and damp soil; multiply freely; often a pest around filtration plants.

Exact synonyms: Genus Chlamydomonas
Generic synonyms: Protoctist Genus
Group relationships: Chlamydomonadaceae, Family Chlamydomonadaceae

Medical Definition of Chlamydomonas

1. A genus of unicellular green algae, usually flagellated. Easily grown in the laboratory and have often been used in studies on flagellar function a range of paralysed flagellar (pf) mutants have been isolated and studied extensively. (05 Jan 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Chlamydomonas

Chisinau
Chislev
Chisox
Chita
Chitahuri
Chittagong
Chittagong District
Chittagong Division
Chittagonian
Chittoor
Chiwere
Chlamydera
Chlamydera nuchalis
Chlamydomonadaceae
Chlamydomonas
Chlamydophrys
Chlamydosaurus
Chlamydosaurus kingi
Chlamyphorus
Chlamyphorus truncatus
Chleuh
Chleuhs
Chloe
Chloe Anthony Wofford
Chlor-Trimeton
Chloranthaceae
Chloranthus
Chloraseptic

Literary usage of Chlamydomonas

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

1. Fresh-water Biology by Henry Baldwin Ward, George Chandler Whipple (1918)
"chlamydomonas Ehrenberg. Cells ellipsoidal or spherical; chromatophore single, hollow, parietal; a pigment spot and two cilia at the anterior end. ..."

2. Biotechnology of Algae: A Bibliography by Virginia Stone (1994)
"In studying the regulation of chlamydomonas reinhardtii cyt c6 expression ... Targetted Disruption of Chloroplast Genes in chlamydomonas reinhardtii Newman, ..."

3. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1908)
"This condition in chlamydomonas resulted in the production of a series of plants which gradually replaced the formation of zoospores by that of vegetative ..."

4. Public Health Papers and Reports by American Public Health Association (1905)
"Diatomaceae were reduced about 70 per cent, infusoria 85 per cent and the chlamydomonas while present showed a temporary reduction of 80 per cent. ..."

5. The Natural History of Plants: Their Forms, Growth, Reproduction, and by Anton Kerner von Marilaun (1902)
"The rotation of the chlamydomonas about its antero-posterior axis, ... The means by which the chlamydomonas moves are not at first sight apparent. ..."

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