noun. minute single-celled green freshwater organism having a single flagella; often classed as algae.
- genus Euglena
Example sentences of the word euglena
1. Noun, singular or mass
One idea is to purchase euglena or other single-celled bacteria and subject them to magnetic fields, all while observing their reactions under a microscope.
The one exception to this is the euglena division of algal protists, which does not reproduce sexually, only asexually by dividing longitudinally.