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heterokont

[′hed·ə·rō‚känt]
(biology)
An individual, especially among certain algae, having unequal flagella.
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In addition, they are the source of the secondary plastids found in the numerous "brown" algal lineages, such as heterokonts, cryptophytes, and dinoflagellates, although it is unclear exactly how the secondary plastid of red algal origin was inherited among these groups (Keeling, 2013).
Division 4 Heterokonts (Stramenopiles, Bearers of Mastigonemes)