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di•a•tom



Pronunciation: (dī'u-tum -tom"), [key]
n.
any of numerous microscopic, unicellular, marine or freshwater algae of the phylum Chrysophyta, having cell walls containing silica.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

diathesisdiatomaceous
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