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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    
Translations

algal

[ˈælgəl] ADJde algas

algal

[ˈælgəl] adjalgal(e)

algal

adjAlgen-; algal bloomAlgenblüte f
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In the echinoderms and molluscs, algal infection leads to tissue necrosis, loss of reproductive output, and eventual death.
Granulomatous enteritis in a dromedary (Camelus dromedarius) due to green algal infection.