Nostoc

Nostoc is a genus of cyanobacteria found in a variety of environmental niches that forms colonies composed of filaments of moniliform cells in a gelatinous sheath. The name "Nostoc" was invented by Paracelsus. It derives from the ancient greek word "nόsos" (νόσος, "disease" or "sickness"). Nostoc can be found in soil, on moist rocks,...
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nostoc

[n] - found in moist places as rounded jellylike colonies
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Nostoc

Nos'toc noun [ French] (Botany) A genus of algæ. The plants are composed of moniliform cells imbedded in a gelatinous substance. » Nostoc commune is found on the ground, and is ordinarily not seen; but after a rain it swells up into a conspicuous jellylike mass, whish was formerly su
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nostoc

<botany> A genus of algae. The plants are composed of moniliform cells imbedded in a gelatinous substance. ... Nostoc commune is found on the ground, and is ordinarily not seen; but after a rain it swells up into a conspicuous jellylike mass, whish was formerly supposed to have fallen from the sky, whence the popular names, fallen star and st
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nostoc

noun found in moist places as rounded jellylike colonies
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Nostoc

• (n.) A genus of algae. The plants are composed of moniliform cells imbedded in a gelatinous substance. • (n.) A genus of algae. The plants are composed of moniliform cells imbedded in a gelatinous substance.
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Nostoc

genus of blue-green algae with cells arranged in beadlike chains that are grouped together in a gelatinous mass. Ranging from microscopic to ... [1 related articles]
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