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  1. Protozoa, phylum Protozoa(noun)

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

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  1. protozoa(Noun)

    Plural form of protozoan.

  2. protozoa(Noun)

    Plural form of protozoon.

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  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.]

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  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.

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