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thecate

[′thē‚kāt]
(biology)
Having a theca.
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ABSTRACT: Peridinium is a genus of freshwater thecate dinoflagellate.
The feeding by the thecate mixotrophic dinoflagellate Fragilidium cf.
The dinoflagellates, with autotrophic and heterotrophic forms, have been studied less, and the works published deal mainly with the thecate forms.
Peridinium quinquecorne Abe is a marine thecate dinoflagellate that bears four characteristic thick spines on the hypotheca (Abe, 1927; Horiguchi & Pienaar, 1991).