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pennate diatom


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A diatom (Bacillariophyta) that has bilateral symmetry. Some pennate diatoms are marine, others inhabit fresh water, some are planktonic (see plankton), others live attached to a substrate. Compare centric diatom.

Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry.


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