Diatomous

Di`at´o`mous


a.1.(Min.) Having a single, distinct, diagonal cleavage; - said of crystals.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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By contrast, Lavalli (1991) demonstrated that a diet of only diatomous algae was insufficient for extended growth and survival of early juvenile lobster.