HyperDic: protoctist

English > 1 sense of the word protoctist:
NOUNanimalprotoctistany of the unicellular protists
English > protoctist: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
MeaningAny of the unicellular protists.
Member ofProtoctista, kingdom ProtoctistaIn most modern classifications, replacement for the Protista
Narroweralga, algaePrimitive chlorophyll-containing mainly aquatic eukaryotic organisms lacking true stems and roots and leaves
protozoan, protozoonAny of diverse minute acellular or unicellular organisms usually nonphotosynthetic
Broadermicroorganism, micro-organismAny organism of microscopic size
Spanishprotoctista, Protoctista

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