Aërocyst

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Aërocyst (Bot) One of the air cells of algals.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n aerocyst In botany, the air-vessel or bladder by means of which many algæ, as Fucus vesiculosus, are supported in the water, and oceanic species, as the gulfweed, float on the surface. See cut under air-cell.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Aëro-, + cyst,