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A colony of protozoans having a constant size, shape, and cell number, but with undifferentiated cells.
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A community of monks living under one roof.
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(130) In addition to the sites historically and architecturally identified with scriptural events, holy men began to establish monastic laurae and coenobia
in the deserts surrounding biblical towns.
This is related to the size of the algae; the cells of Chlorella and Microcystis are much smaller than the filaments of Aphanizomenon or the four-celled coenobia
Part II is devoted to the results of his archaeological investigations: accounts of what can be discovered about the Great Lavra, and the other monasteries (both lavrai and coenobia
) founded by St Sabas or his disciples.
quanta et quam magna commoda per religiosorum coenobia
largiendo integra praedia et silvas magnas ad cellualas seu monasteria construenda concessit....
This species is colonial, forming coenobia
of 2-4 cells (Plate 1).