heterotrichous


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heterotrichous

[¦hed·ə¦rä·trə·kəs]
(botany)
In certain algae, a body that is divided into both prostrate and erect parts.
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Cyanobacteria are morphologically diverse and they consist of unicellular, colonial, pseudofilamentous, pseudoparenchymatous uniseriate, filamentous forms unbranched, undifferentiated, differentiated with specialized cells called heterocyst and akinetes and heterotrichous branched forms [2].