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haptophyte

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EtymologyEdit

hapto- (binding) +‎ -phyte (plant)

NounEdit

haptophyte (plural haptophytes)

  1. (botany) A kind of unicellular marine phytoplankton, typically covered in tiny scales or plates composed of carbohydrates and calcium deposits.

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