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Blue-green bacteria

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noun - Blue-green bacteria, also known as Cyanobacteria or Blue-green algae is a phylum of bacteria that obtain their energy through photosynthesis. The name "cyanobacteria" comes from the color of the bacteria (Greek: κυανός (kyanós) = blue).

Synonym: Blue-green algae, Cyanobacteria