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algae

 [al´je]
a group of plants living in the water, including all seaweeds, and ranging in size from microscopic cells to fronds hundreds of feet long.
blue-green algae former name for members of the group now called Cyanobacteria.

al·gae

(al'jē),
A division of eukaryotic, photosynthetic, nonflowering organisms that includes many seaweeds.
[pl. of L. alga, seaweed]

al·gae

(al'jē)
A division of eukaryotic, photosynthetic, nonflowering organisms that includes many seaweeds.
[pl. of L. alga, seaweed]

algae

a collective term for several taxonomic groups of plants, namely Charophyta, Chlorophyta, Chrysophyta, Euglenophyta, Phaeophyta, Pyrrophyta and Rhodophyta. All are relatively simple photosynthetic forms with unicellular reproductive structures. They range from UNICELLULAR organisms to non-vascular filamentous or thalloid plants. Algae occur in both marine and fresh water, while others are terrestrial, living in damp situations on walls, trees, etc.

Algae

Plants that have one cell.

algae

a group of plants living in the water, including all seaweeds, and ranging in size from microscopic cells to fronds many meters long. A group of unicellular algae, the Cyanobacter, growing on dams, ponds and lakes can cause severe mortalities in animals drinking the water. See also algal, microcystis, prototheca. Artificial culture of algae as a source of livestock feed is being tried in some arid countries.
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Beyond developing telecommuting policies, employers have to deal with deeper issues of employees' adopting an organization's values and culture when they aren't spending five days a week in the office, Alge emphasizes.
At the local level, ALGE members have been working to set up with local partners a network of local biological record centres (LRCs) throughout Wales.
Vick does have one favourite outlet in a crisis though, and tight end Alge Crumpler is fair value to score first at 12-1.
But his regular passing is not top quality (14 TDs and 12 interceptions) and he lacks premium targets - tight end Alge Crumpler is the team's leading receiver with 774 yards.
au cimetiere d'El Alia Abderrezak Bouhara, senateur et membre du Comite central du Front de liberation nationale (FLN), decede, hier, a Alge,r a l'age de 79 ans, suite a un malaise cardiaque, sera inhume aujourd'hui, au cimetiere d'El Alia apres la priere d'El Dohr, a-t-on appris aupres de son entourage.
Alge Crumpler dropped a touchdown pass and Brady was intercepted for the first time since mid-October, a miscue that cost the Patriots points and led to the Jets getting seven.
Tight end Alge Crumpler (knee), full-back Stanley Pritchett (thumb) and receiver Dez White (ankle) could also sit out the game.
No ifs, ands or butts: when TE Alge Crumpler gets his backfield in motion, the Falcons have a huge asset - and defensive backs have a bigger problem.
The Patriots finally looked like they were getting something going late in the third quarter when Brady hooked up with tight end Rob Gronkowski for a 37-yard gain, then completed back-to-back first down passes to Deion Branch, another to Wes Welker and a 2-yard touchdown throw to Alge Crumpler.
Atlanta can earn a first-round bye in the play-offs if they win and Green Bay lose tomorrow, but are starting to pick up key injuries, with running back TJ Duckett and full back Justin Griffith joining tight end Alge Crumpler on the sidelines.
Alge Crumpler caught one touchdown pass, dropped another and made a touchdown-saving tackle.
Dallas's defence is their stronger unit on paper, but the worry there is that Falcons tight end Alge Crumpler was allowed to rack up 94 receiving yards.