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al·gal

(al'găl),
Resembling or pertaining to algae.

al·gal

(al'găl)
Resembling or pertaining to algae.

algal

pertaining to or caused by algae.

algal infection
is very rare but systemic and udder infections are recorded. See protothecosis.
algal mastitis
the algae Prototheca trispora and P. zopfii cause chronic bovine mastitis.
algal poisoning
toxic Cyanobacteria grow in stagnant water and, in the correct circumstances for massive growth and with certain species of bacteria, the top layer of water can be very poisonous. There are two syndromes: sudden death caused by neurotoxins, and severe liver damage with jaundice and photosensitization caused by hepatotoxins. Called also water bloom. See also algae, anatoxin, cyanobacteria, microcystin.