from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • A division of Protozoa, of which Magosphæra is the type. They exist both in a myxopod state, with branched pseudopodia, and in the form of ciliated bodies united in free, spherical colonies.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • A group of endoplastic Protozoa, the type of which is the genus Magosphæra, established by Haeckel in 1871: now called Catallactidæ (which see). See cut under Magosphæra.


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