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phytoplankton

phy·to·plank·ton

phytoplankton

pronunciation:
faI to plaengk tn
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part of speech: noun
definition: tiny plant particles floating in bodies of water; algae. (Cf. zooplankton.)
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The word phytoplankton contains the following part:
phyt, phyto, -phyte Greek root that means plant; plant growth