HyperDic: protozoon

English > 1 sense of the word protozoon:
NOUNanimalprotozoon, protozoanany of diverse minute acellular or unicellular organisms usually nonphotosynthetic
English > protozoon: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
MeaningAny of diverse minute acellular or unicellular organisms usually nonphotosynthetic.
Member ofProtozoa, phylum ProtozoaIn some classifications considered a superphylum or a subkingdom
Partscytostomemouth of a protozoan
NarrowerarcellaAn amoeba-like protozoan with a chitinous shell resembling an umbrella
ciliate, ciliated protozoan, ciliophoranA protozoan with a microscopic appendage extending from the surface of the cell
difflugiaA protozoan with an ovoid shell of cemented sand grains
euglenaminute single-celled green freshwater organism having a single flagella
flagellate, flagellate protozoan, flagellated protozoan, mastigophoran, mastigophoreA usually nonphotosynthetic free-living protozoan with whiplike appendages
plantlike flagellateunicellular organisms having many characteristics of typical algae
rhizopod, rhizopodanprotozoa characterized by a pseudopod
sarcodinian, sarcodineprotozoa that move and capture food by forming pseudopods
sporozoanParasitic spore-forming protozoan
BroaderprotoctistAny of the unicellular protists
Spanishprotozoarios, protozoo
Adjectivesprotozoanof or relating to the Protozoa

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