difflugia

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n difflugia a protozoan with an ovoid shell of cemented sand grains
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n difflugia A genus of ordinary amœbiform rhizopods, of the order Amœboidea and family Arcellidœ, having a kind of test or shell made of foreign particles agglutinated together, as grains of sand, diatoms, etc.: so called from the flowing out or apart of the pseudopods. D. urceolata is an example.
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