algoid

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj algoid of or resembling algae
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Algoid Of the nature of, or resembling, an alga.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • algoid Resembling algæ.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. alga, + -oid,

Usage

In literature:

Their mode of division, too, is thoroughly algoid.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 324, March 18, 1882" by Various
Sometimes biciliated minute cells are found; without any doubt they are zoospores derived from any algoid or fungoid species.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 385, May 19, 1883" by Various
Distinct green algoid cells occurred in some specimens.
"Fungi: Their Nature and Uses" by Mordecai Cubitt Cooke
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