What does protozoa mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Protozoa, phylum Protozoa(noun)

    in some classifications considered a superphylum or a subkingdom; comprises flagellates; ciliates; sporozoans; amoebas; foraminifers


  1. protozoa(Noun)

    Plural form of protozoan.

  2. protozoa(Noun)

    Plural form of protozoon.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Protozoa

    the lowest of the grand divisions of the animal kingdom

  2. Protozoa

    of Protozoon

  3. Origin: [NL., fr. Gr. first + zw^,on an animal.]


  1. Protozoa

    Protozoa are a diverse group of unicellular eukaryotic organisms, many of which are motile. Originally, protozoa had been defined as unicellular protists with animal-like behavior, e.g., movement. Protozoa were regarded as the partner group of protists to protophyta, which have plant-like behaviour, e.g., photosynthesis.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Protozoa

    prō-tō-zō′ä, n.pl. the first or lowest class of animals:—sing. Protozō′on.—adjs. Protozō′an; Protozō′ic, pertaining to the protozoa: containing remains of the earliest life of the globe. [Gr. prōtos, first, zōon, an animal.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of protozoa in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of protozoa in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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