TITLE

phytoplankton

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1667
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the medical term phytoplankton is presented. The term refers to the plant life consisting of the millions of microscopic organisms present in each cubic meter of sea water near the surface. It originates from the word "planktos" which means wandering. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co. The pronunciation of the term is also provided.
ACCESSION #
21240894

 

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