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Definition of: diatom

(dīə·təm, -tom) noun
A marine and fresh–water plankton, unicellular or colonial, belonging to the family Chlorophyceae of microscopic green algae, characterized by bivalve walls containing silica. [<NL diatoma <Gk. dia- through + temnein cut]
—di·a·to·ma·ceous
(dī′ə·tə·māshəs) adjective

Most often used phrases:

marine diatom
diatom species
freshwater diatom
diatom flora
diatom thalassiosira
diatom genus
diatom cells
diatom research
centric diatom
diatom cell
diatom assemblages
diatom growth
diatom analysis
diatom est
diatom navicula

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