Definition of Protozoon

1. Noun. Any of diverse minute acellular or unicellular organisms usually nonphotosynthetic.




Definition of Protozoon

1. Noun. (cytology) A protozoan. ¹

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Definition of Protozoon

1. a unicellular microscopic organism [n -ZOA or -ZOONS]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Protozoon

protoxids
protoxylem
protoxylems
protozoa
protozoal
protozoal infection
protozoan
protozoans
protozoic
protozoological
protozoologically
protozoologies
protozoologist
protozoologists
protozoology
protozoon (current term)
protozoons
protract
protracted
protractedly
protractedness
protracter
protracters
protractible
protractile
protracting
protraction
protractions
protractive
protractor

Literary usage of Protozoon

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1. Lectures on the Darwinian Theory by Arthur Milnes Marshall, Charles Frederic Marshall (1894)
"Therefore each of the higher animals begins its life as a single cell—ie, in a protozoon stage. Does not this indicate the descent of Metazoa or ..."

2. A Text-book of Biology for Students in General, Medical and Technical Courses by William Martin Smallwood (1918)
"protozoon Animals.—The study of the paramecium serves to show how an animal ... In view of the fact that a single protozoon lives but a few hours and then ..."

3. Lectures on the Darwinian Theory Delivered by the Late Arthur Milnes Marshall by Arthur Milnes Marshall (1894)
"Therefore each of the higher animals begins its life as a single cell—ie, in a protozoon stage. Does not this indicate the descent of Metazoa or ..."

4. Studies from the Morphological Laboratory in the University of Cambridge by Francis Maitland Balfour, Adam Sedgwick (1889)
"... and similar cells, such as is found in the morula of a typical development, represents a colonial protozoon-like ancestor of the whole of the Metazoa. ..."

5. Chapters on Evolution by Andrew Wilson (1883)
"DEVELOPMENT OF A protozoon. Next in order, we note the occurrence, in the developing eggs of all animals, of that process to which the name segmentation has ..."

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