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Large, robust forms of brown algae (PHAEOPHYCEAE) in the order Laminariales. They are a major component of the lower intertidal and sublittoral zones on rocky coasts in temperate and polar waters. Kelp, a kind of SEAWEED, usually refers to species in the genera LAMINARIA or MACROCYSTIS, but the term may also be used for species in FUCUS or Nereocystis. Source: National Library of Medicine, MeSH 2006

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Part Display Name
Kelp or Seaweed
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Tag Language Translation
zh-CN Chinese (China) 巨藻
Synonyms: 大型海藻;大型海藻(如海带);大型褐藻;巨藻/昆布目;昆布目;海草;海藻,巨藻
fr-CA French (Canada) Varech
et-EE Estonian (Estonia) Vetikad
es-ES Spanish (Spain) Kelp o algas marinas
it-IT Italian (Italy) Fuco
Synonyms: Fuco o Alga marina
tr-TR Turkish (Turkey) Yosun
ru-RU Russian (Russian Federation) Бурая водоросль
Synonyms: Ламинария
nl-NL Dutch (Netherlands) zeewier
fr-BE French (Belgium) Varech