HyperDic: protista

English > 1 sense of the word Protista:
NOUNanimalProtista, division Protistaeukaryotic one-celled living organisms distinct from multicellular plants and animals
English > Protista: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
Meaningeukaryotic one-celled living organisms distinct from multicellular plants and animals: protozoa, slime molds, and eukaryotic algae.
Synonymdivision Protista
Member ofProtoctista, kingdom ProtoctistaIn most modern classifications, replacement for the Protista
Membersprotist, protistanFree-living or colonial organisms with diverse nutritional and reproductive modes
Broaderdivision(botany) taxonomic unit of plants corresponding to a phylum
CatalanProtista

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