plural noun (singular) -rium (-rɪəm)
- a group of photosynthetic bacteria (phylum Cyanobacteria) containing a blue photosynthetic pigment Former name: blue-green algae
Example Sentences Including 'cyanobacteria'
A similar process occurs with growing liverworts, algal filaments and cyanobacteria.
Caves and Cave Life
The researchers say that the cyanobacteria began each journey by anchoring one end of a slime thread to a solid surface.
New Scientist (1998)
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