peridinian


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peridinian

(ˌpɛrɪˈdɪnɪən) biology
n
(Biology) a member of the genus Peridinium
adj
(Biology) of or pertaining to the Peridinia
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Noun1.peridinian - flagellate with a thick test composed of plates
dinoflagellate - chiefly marine protozoa having two flagella; a chief constituent of plankton
family Peridiniidae, Peridiniidae - marine and freshwater dinoflagellates