Genus of green filamentous algae found in freshwater ponds. Contain helically disposed ribbon-like chloroplasts.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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  • Spirogyra — bei der Konjugation Systematik ohne Rang: Chloroplastida Abteilung …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Spirogyra — Жанр фолк рок, прогрессивный рок, прогрессивный фолк, Кентербери Годы с 1960 х по 1974 Стр …   Википедия

  • spirogyra — [spī΄rō jī′rə] n. [ModL < Gr speira,SPIRE1 + gyros, a ring: see GYRATE] any of a genus (Spirogyra, family Zygnemataceae) of freshwater green algae containing spiral chlorophyll bands in their cylindrical cells …   English World dictionary

  • Spirogyra —   [zu griechisch speĩra »Windung« und gỹros »Kreis«], die Algengattung Schraubenalge …   Universal-Lexikon

  • spirogyra — ► NOUN Botany ▪ algae of a genus found in blanket weed, consisting of long green filaments. ORIGIN from Greek speira coil + guros round …   English terms dictionary

  • Spirogyra — Spirogyre Spirogyre …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Spirogyra — Taxobox color = lightgreen name = Spirogyra image width = 250px domain = Eukaryote unranked regnum = Archaeplastida regnum = Plantae unranked phylum = Streptophyta phylum = Chlorophyta classis = Zygnematophyceae ordo = Zygnematales familia =… …   Wikipedia

  • Spirogyra —   Spirogyra …   Wikipedia Español

  • spirogyra — /spuy reuh juy reuh/, n. Bot. a widely distributed filamentous freshwater green alga of the genus Spirogyra. [1895 1900; < NL, equiv. to spiro SPIRO 2 + gyra, alter. of Gk gyros circle or gyrós round] * * * ▪ microorganism  genus of green algae,… …   Universalium

  • spirogyra — noun Etymology: New Latin, from Latin spira + Greek gyros ring, circle Date: 1875 any of a genus (Spirogyra) of freshwater green algae with spiral chloroplasts …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • spirogyra — noun Any of a group of freshwater, filamentous green algae, of the genus Spirogyra, having chloroplasts arranged in spirals …   Wiktionary

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