Protococcus
Protococcus Pro`to*coc"cus, n. [NL. See {Proto-}, and {Coccus}.] (Bot.) A genus of minute unicellular alg[ae] including the red snow plant ({Protococcus nivalis}). [1913 Webster]

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  • Protococcus — Protococcus …   Wikipédia en Français

  • protococcus — [ prɔtɔkɔkys ] n. m. • 1859; de proto et lat. coccus ♦ Bot. Algue microscopique (chlorophycées) qui pousse sur le tronc des arbres. ● protococcus nom masculin Algue chlorophycée unicellulaire, verte, globuleuse, poussant sur le tronc des arbres… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Protococcus — Ag. (Kugelalge, Urkornalge), einstmalige Algengattung, die Formen von sehr ungleicher Entwickelung enthält. Gegenwärtig werden dieselben als Protokokkoideen (Protococcales) zu einer Unterabteilung der Grünalgen (Chlorophyzeen, s. Algen 4)… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Protococcus — (Urkügelchen, P. Ag.), Pflanzengattung aus der Algenfamilie der Nostochinae Endl., Palmelleae Kütz.; Lager rindenartig ausgebreitet, oft krumig, selten gallertartig, aus freien, mit gefärbtem Inhalte versehenen Vollzellen, der Inhalt bald grün od …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Protococcus — Protococcus, s. Blutregen …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Protococcus — Pleurococcus …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Protococcus — or Pleurococcus Genus of green algae. Popularly called moss though not actually classified as such, it is found as a thin, green covering on the moist, shaded side of trees, rocks, and soil. The spherical cells, either solitary or clumped… …   Universalium

  • protococcus — pro·to·coc·cus …   English syllables

  • protococcus — ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˈkäkəs noun Usage: capitalized Etymology: New Latin, from prot + coccus : a genus of unicellular globose chiefly terrestrial green algae (family Protococcaceae) that in former classifications included most such aerial algae but is now… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Protococcus nivalis — Protococcus Pro to*coc cus, n. [NL. See {Proto }, and {Coccus}.] (Bot.) A genus of minute unicellular alg[ae] including the red snow plant ({Protococcus nivalis}). [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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