cryptomonad

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Noun1.cryptomonad - common in fresh and salt water appearing along the shore as algal blooms
alga, algae - primitive chlorophyll-containing mainly aquatic eukaryotic organisms lacking true stems and roots and leaves
class Cryptophyceae, Cryptophyceae - motile usually brownish-green protozoa-like algae
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tuberculosis, this discovery could have therapeutic implications if a way to thwart ejectosomes could be found.
Their two flagella emerge from a type of "gullet" and are associated with ejectosomes, "rods" that fire like the trichocysts of dinophytes.