from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Any of various unicellular green algae of the genus Chlorella, easily cultured and often used in studies of photosynthesis and other experiments.

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  • n. Any single-celled green alga, of the genus Chlorella, found especially in stagnant water; now produced commercially as a food supplement.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of unicellular grass-green algæ occurring in symbiotic relationship with Hydra, Paramœcium, Ophrydium, and similar forms; the ‘yellow cell’ of Radiolaria.

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  • n. any alga of the genus Chlorella


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

New Latin Chlōrella, genus name, from Greek khlōros, green; see chloro-.

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A use as a common noun of the genus name Chlorella.


  • In addition, one should take chlorella, which is a single-celled algae that is loaded with easily assimilable vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants.


  • Other invaluable fortifying foods are algae of all kinds (such as chlorella and spirulina), lecithin, brewers yeast, and fresh bakers yeast.

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  • The writer mentioned some tiny one-celled water plants called chlorella - "

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  • Quercetin, a potent antioxidant, promotes the action of bone-building cells and is found in green tea, red wine and microalgae such as chlorella, blue-green algae and spirulina.

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  • Spirulina and chlorella were also used heavily by the Russians after the Chernobyl nuclear plant disaster.

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  • Microalgaes from the ocean and uncontaminated lakes, including blue-green algae, spirulina, chlorella, seaweed, and kelp are easy-to-digest, high protein and high-energy supplements-and contain over a hundred trace minerals!

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  • Its a blend of barley and wheat grasses, chlorella, brown rice, and kelp.


  • Note that we can meet all of our dietary needs by growing a variety of algae such as blue-green algae including spirulina, and chlorella.

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  • These are nutrient-dense powders made from plant—primarily seaweed—compounds such as chlorella, spirulina, blue-green algae, and wheat grass, and mixed with other whole food ingredients.

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  • It is found in spirulina, chlorella, barley grass, and in leafy greens.

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