coenobium

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coenobium

(siːˈnəʊbɪəm)
n
1. a monastery or convent
2. zoology botany a colony of cells with little specialization
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(32) <<Itaque, fratres charissimi, qui coenobiorum vitam et praecepta sectamini, state in arrepto semel proposito, et implete opus Dei, ut Pater, qui primus instituit coenobia gaudens pro nobis loquatur ad Dominum: Sicut tradidi eis, sic vivunt>>.
One of them was the official penitential system that the illustrious bishop practiced as bishop, while the other was inculcated in coenobia regula, as a visible expression of the spirit of life-in-community.
Their dominant characteristics are disc shape or stellate coenobia. Cell wall of Pediastrum is composed of thick inner layer of cellulose derivatives and the outer layer is composed of sporopolenin combined with silicon oxide which makes them highly resistant to decay (4).
Secundo sunt Monasteria, vel Coenobia, in quibus Regulares personae simul commorantur.