Definition of Heliozoan

1. Noun. Protozoa with spherical bodies and stiff radiating pseudopods.

Generic synonyms: Actinopod
Group relationships: Heliozoa, Order Heliozoa



Definition of Heliozoan

1. Noun. Any of a group of aquatic protozoans, of the order ''Heliozoa'', that have spherical bodies from which radiate spindlelike pseudopods ¹

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Definition of Heliozoan

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Heliozoan

heliotrope cyanosis
heliotroper
heliotropes
heliotropic
heliotropin
heliotropism
heliotropisms
heliotype
heliotyped
heliotypes
heliotypic
heliotypies
heliotyping
heliotypy
heliox
heliozoan (current term)
heliozoans
heliozoic
helipad
helipads
heliport
heliports
heliski
heliskied
heliskier
heliskiers
heliskiing
heliskis
helislab
helislabs

Literary usage of Heliozoan

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1. Quarterly Journal of Microscopical Science edited by Biologists Limited, The Company of. (1875)
"Mr. Archer drew attention to fugitive preparations of two heliozoan ... It is a pity the comparative rarity with which these heliozoan forms turn up render ..."

2. Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy by Royal Irish Academy (1874)
"... with the question, that, as it would seem to me, the more the " heliozoan ... from a morphological point of view, but equivalent to a heliozoan; ..."

3. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia by Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1884)
""On some Vertebrate Forms from the Permian of Illinois," by Edward D. Cope. A Social heliozoan.—Prof. LEIDY exhibited drawings and made some remarks on a ..."

4. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1904)
"... a New heliozoan, with a Review of the Species Enumerated in the Genus." FL LANDACRE, Ohio State University: 'Report of Progress on the Survey of the ..."

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