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n. pl. zo·o·xan·thel·lae (-thĕl′ē)
Any of various yellow-brown photosynthetic dinoflagellates that live symbiotically within the cells of other organisms, especially certain corals and other marine invertebrates.
(Biology) any of several yellow-green algae that inhabit other organisms such as marine invertebrates