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al·ga

 (ăl′gə)
n. pl. al·gae (-jē)
Any of numerous photosynthetic organisms of aquatic or moist habitats, ranging in size from single-celled diatoms to large seaweeds such as kelp, and characterized by a lack of complex organs and tissues. Once classified within the plant kingdom, the algae are now considered to include several unrelated groups belonging to different kingdoms.

[Latin, seaweed.]

al′gal (ăl′gəl) adj.
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Adj.1.algal - of or relating to algaalgal - of or relating to alga    
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algal

[ˈælgəl] ADJde algas
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algal

[ˈælgəl] adjalgal(e)
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algal

adjAlgen-; algal bloomAlgenblüte f
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Its evil eyes were wriggling on their stalks, its mouth was all alive with appetite, and its vast ungainly claws, smeared with an algal slime, were descending upon me.
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As filter feeders, shellfish absorb the toxins generated by red tide, or the high concentration of algal bloom.
The microfacies identified includes packstone (mixed bioclastic, bioclastic foraminiferal and bioclastic algal foraminiferal); wackestone (bioclastic foraminiferal, bioclastic miscellanea rich, bioclastic algal foraminiferal and siliciclastic bioclastic rich); wackestone-packstone (bioclastic foraminiferal, bioclastic miscellanea rich and bioclastic algal foraminiferal) and mudstone-wackestone (mixed planktic-benthic foraminiferal and bioclastic foraminiferal).
The company expects further delay in reverting to full operations as proliferation of Harmful Algal Blooms (HAB) is continuing, which is likely to increase the financial impact of the outbreak.
Harmful algal blooms in rivers and streams are neither well understood nor easily predicted, but researchers are hoping to change that, as a team of scientists at Ohio State University, Columbus, is working to develop a widely applicable system for assessing watershed health and determining when a crisis is looming.
He also cited the detergents used by the residents of Boracay who do not have waste treatment facilities as a factor in the algal bloom.
Red algal blooms in the Jinhu Reservoir in Kinmen have tinted the water crimson.
San Jose, CA, July 29, 2017 --(PR.com)-- Environmental conditions are changing leading to significant shifts in algal populations.
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