Nitella
Characean alga that has giant, multinucleate internodal cells. These show cytoplasmic streaming at rates of up to 100 m m/sec and have been used as models for motile phenomena in cells, and in studies on ionic movement.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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  • Nitella — noun fragile branching stoneworts • Syn: ↑genus Nitella • Hypernyms: ↑protoctist genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Characeae, ↑family Characeae * * * nīˈtelə noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • Nitella — pl.f. nitelle …   Dizionario dei sinonimi e contrari

  • nitella — ni·tel·la …   English syllables

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