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Volvox

(vol'voks),
A genus of highly organized colonial green flagellates of the class Phytomastigophorea.
[L. volvo, to roll]

volvox

(vŏl′vŏks′, vôl′-)
n.
Any of various one-celled flagellate freshwater green algae of the genus Volvox that form hollow mucilaginous spherical colonies of several hundred cells.