Definition of Protoctista

1. Noun. In most modern classifications, replacement for the Protista; includes: Protozoa; Euglenophyta; Chlorophyta; Cryptophyta; Heterokontophyta; Rhodophyta; unicellular protists and their descendant multicellular organisms: regarded as distinct from plants and animals.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Protoctista

Proto-Malayic
Proto-Malayo-Polynesian
Proto-Mon-Khmer
Proto-Norse
Proto-Oceanic
Proto-Polynesian
Proto-Romance
Proto-Semitic
Proto-Sino-Tibetan
Proto-Slavic
Proto-Turkic
Proto-Uralic
Proto-Vietic
Proto-Yeniseian
Proto-Yeniseians
Protoctista (current term)
Protogreek
Prototheria
Protozoa
Protropin
Protura
Proudhon
Proust
Proustian
Prov.
Provel
Provencal
Provence
Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur-Corse

Literary usage of Protoctista

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1. Report of the Annual Meeting (1861)
"Protoctista ... This would comprise all the lowe? creatures, or the primary organic beings—"Protoctista," from ..."

2. Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal, Exhibiting a View of the Progressive by Robert Jameson, Sir William Jardine, Henry D Rogers (1860)
"... kingdom would comprise all the lower creatures, or the primary organic beings,—' Protoctista,'— from ..."

3. The Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal (1860)
"This would comprise all the lower creatures, or the primary organic beings, " Protoctista," from ..."

4. Report by British Association for the Advancement of Science (1861)
"... Protoctista, ... This would comprise all the lower creatures, or the primary orí/ante beings—"Protoctista," from ..."

5. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1864)
"... belong evidently to the Protoctista, a name given by J. Hogg to that numerous class of lower organisms which we cannot class with certainty either as ..."

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