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from The Century Dictionary.

  • Same as Flagellata.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • proper noun (Zoöl.) A phylum of protozoans the kingdom Protista, consisting mainly of free-living flagellated unicellular organisms, lacking photosynthetic capability. Some members are pathogenic in man.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • proper noun A taxonomic superclass within the subphylum Sarcomastigophora — many unicellular heterotrophic protozoans.
  • proper noun A taxonomic genus within the family Mastigophoraceae — a group of liverworts.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun protozoa having flagella

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