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Noun: blue-green algae
  1. Predominantly photosynthetic prokaryotic organisms containing a blue pigment in addition to chlorophyll; occur singly or in colonies in diverse habitats; important as phytoplankton
    - cyanobacteria

Type of: eubacteria, eubacterium, true bacteria

Part of: class Cyanobacteria, class Cyanophyceae, Cyanophyceae

Encyclopedia: Blue-green algae