Definition of Order Polymastigina
1. Noun. Small usually parasitic flagellates.
Generic synonyms: Animal Order
Group relationships: Subclass Zoomastigina, Zoomastigina
Member holonyms: Polymastigote, Genus Costia, Genus Giardia, Chilomastix, Genus Chilomastix, Genus Hexamita, Hexamita, Genus Trichomonas
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Order Polymastigina
Literary usage of Order Polymastigina
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1. The Animal Parasites of Man by Harold Benjamin Fantham, Maximilian Gustav Christian Carl Braun (1916)
"... it happens that certain forms cannot with certainty be included in the group because their description is insufficient. Order. Polymastigina, Blochmann. ..."
2. Pathogenic microorganisms by William Hallock Park (1920)
"... and in the order Polymastigina the genera Trichomonas and Lamblia have been found in human beings. ..."