Definition of Protozoa

1. Noun. In some classifications considered a superphylum or a subkingdom; comprises flagellates; ciliates; sporozoans; amoebas; foraminifers.




Definition of Protozoa

1. n. pl. The lowest of the grand divisions of the animal kingdom.

Definition of Protozoa

1. Noun. (plural of protozoan) ¹

2. Noun. (plural of protozoon) ¹

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Definition of Protozoa

1. protozoon [n] - See also: protozoon

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Protozoa

prototypically
prototyping
protovertebra
protovertebrae
protovertebral
protoxid
protoxide
protoxides
protoxidize
protoxidized
protoxidizes
protoxidizing
protoxids
protoxylem
protoxylems
protozoa (current term)
protozoal
protozoal infection
protozoan
protozoans
protozoic
protozoological
protozoologically
protozoologies
protozoologist
protozoologists
protozoology
protozoon
protozoons
protract

Literary usage of Protozoa

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

1. A Manual of the Common Invertebrate Animals: Exclusive of Insects by Henry Sherring Pratt (1916)
"The protozoa are minute, aquatic animals which consist each of a single cell. ... "The protozoa of the Fresh Waters of Connecticut," by HW Conn, Bull. No. ..."

2. Botanical Gazette by University of Chicago, JSTOR (Organization) (1916)
"RUSSELL and HUTCHINSON maintain that soil protozoa have a marked influence on bacterial activity, and consequently soil protozoa may be regarded as one of ..."

3. A Text-book of General Bacteriology by Edwin Oakes Jordan (1921)
"The protozoa, the lowest group of the animal kingdom, are especially ... It is hardly possible at present to define accurately the class of protozoa. ..."

4. A Text-book of General Bacteriology by Edwin Oakes Jordan (1908)
"The protozoa, the lowest group of the animal kingdom, are especially ... It is hardly possible at present to define accurately the class of protozoa. ..."

5. A Text-book of General Bacteriology by Edwin Oakes Jordan (1914)
"The protozoa, the lowest group of the animal kingdom, are especially ... It is hardly possible at present to define accurately the class of protozoa. ..."

6. A Text-book of General Bacteriology by Edwin Oakes Jordan (1914)
"The protozoa, the lowest group of the animal kingdom, are especially ... It is hardly possible at present to define accurately the class of protozoa. ..."

7. A Text-book of General Bacteriology by Edwin Oakes Jordan (1918)
"The protozoa, the lowest group of the animal kingdom, are especially ... It is hardly possible at present to define accurately the class of protozoa. ..."

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