Definition of Polymastigina

1. Noun. Small usually parasitic flagellates.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Polymastigina

Polygala paucifolia
Polygala senega
Polygala vulgaris
Polygalaceae
Polygonales
Polygonatum
Polygonatum biflorum
Polygonatum commutatum
Polygonia
Polygonia comma
Polygonum aubertii
Polygonum fagopyrum
Polygonum orientale
Polyhymnia
Polyhymnian
Polymastigina (current term)
Polymonium caeruleum van-bruntiae
Polymox
Polynemidae
Polynesia
Polynesian
Polynesian arrowroot
Polynesian tattler
Polynesians
Polyodon
Polyodon spathula
Polyodontidae
Polypedates
Polypedatidae
Polypheme

Literary usage of Polymastigina

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Animal Parasites of Man by Harold Benjamin Fantham, Maximilian Gustav Christian Carl Braun (1916)
"The Polymastigina possess at least three flagella of equal size, or four to eight ... The Polymastigina contains flagellates with three to eight flagella. ..."

2. Proceedings of the second Pan American scientific congress: Washington, U. S by Glen Levin Swiggett (1917)
"In the polymastigina the neuromotor apparatus attains a much higher stage of ... The simplest condition is to be seen in one of the lower polymastigina, ..."

3. Tropical Diseases: A Manual of the Diseases of Warm Climates by Patrick Manson (1919)
"... Polymastigina possess three or more unequal flagella; a distinct mouth opening may be present or absent; in other points they resemble the ..."

4. Pathogenic microorganisms by William Hallock Park (1920)
"... and Polymastigina (four to eight flagella). Six families, according to the morphology of the flagella, are distinguished, three of which contain forms ..."

5. Clinical Diagnosis: A Text-book of Clinical Microscopy and Clinical by Charles Phillips Emerson (1908)
"Polymastigina,—These are flagellata with three equal or from four to eight unequal flagella inserted at different points. They may also have an undulating ..."

6. Diagnosis of Protozoa and Worms Parasitic in Man by Robert William Hegner, William Walter Cort (1921)
"They are representatives of two orders, (1) the Polymastigina and (2) the ... The Polymastigina possess from 3 to 8 flagella whereas the ..."

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