noun. any alga of the genus Chlorella.
- genus Chlorella
Example sentences of the word chlorella
1. Noun, singular or mass
Not only will this protect the water in which the chlorella is growing, it will also allow the farmer to extend the growing season by helping to keep the water warm for longer periods of time.
2. Noun, plural
The National Institutes of Health warns that if you consume chlorella or spirulina harvested from a polluted source, you may consume toxic heavy metals.