from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of the form of or resembling infusorians of the family Euglenidæ; especially, becoming encysted and sporulating like the Euglenidæ; exhibiting the movements during the process of reproduction which characterize species of Euglena.
- Of or pertaining to the Euglenoidea.
- n. A sporozoan, as a gregarine, in the euglenoid state.
- Resembling Euglena.
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- n. marine and freshwater green or colorless flagellate organism
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Zimba and his colleagues have since confirmed 11 additional occasions in which euglenoid algae have caused fish to die in aquaculture ponds.
Peranema - Peranema is a colorless euglenoid with two flagella, although only one is usually visible through the microscope.
Euglena is one of the euglenoid genera that contain chlorophyll, allowing them to create their own food through photosynthesis.