HyperDic: protozoa

English > 1 sense of the word Protozoa:
NOUNanimalProtozoa, phylum Protozoain some classifications considered a superphylum or a subkingdom
Protozoa > pronunciation
Rhymesbalboa / Balboa ... Samoa: 11 rhymes with owah...
English > Protozoa: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
MeaningIn some classifications considered a superphylum or a subkingdom; comprises flagellates; ciliates; sporozoans; amoebas; foraminifers.
Synonymphylum Protozoa
Member ofProtoctista, kingdom ProtoctistaIn most modern classifications, replacement for the Protista
MembersCiliata, class Ciliata, Ciliophora, class CiliophoraClass of protozoa having cilia or hairlike appendages on part or all of the surface during some part of the life cycle
Mastigophora, class Mastigophora, Flagellata, class Flagellataprotozoa having flagella
Sarcodina, class SarcodinaCharacterized by the formation of pseudopods for locomotion and taking food
Sporozoa, class Sporozoastrictly parasitic protozoans that are usually immobile
protozoan, protozoonAny of diverse minute acellular or unicellular organisms usually nonphotosynthetic
Broaderphylum(biology) the major taxonomic group of animals and plants
SpanishProtozoa, protozoos
CatalanProtozoa, Protozou

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