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Photosynthetic algae which contain chlorophyll and store starch in discrete chloroplasts. They are eukaryotic and most live in fresh water, ranging from unicellular flagellates to more complex multicellular forms.
- ‘This microscopic, single-celled green algae contains more chlorophyll than any known plant - nearly four times the amount found in spirulina.’
- ‘However, in the free state, these bacteria are generally found as filamentous green algae in fresh and brackish waters.’
- ‘A typical marine community consisted of these animals, plus red and green algae, primitive fish, cephalopods, corals, crinoids, and gastropods.’
- ‘Diatoms and green algae exhibited up to ninefold higher growth rates than those for cyanobacterial species.’
- ‘Mussels were kept in dechlorinated water and fed every other day with cultured green algae.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.