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EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek πρῶτος (prôtos, first) + ζῷα (zôia, animals).

Proper nounEdit

Protozoa

  1. Protozoans; eukaryotes that are primarily unicellular, existing singly or aggregating into colonies, and usually nonphotosynthetic, placed either as:
    1. A taxonomic phylum within the kingdom Protista. or
    2. A taxonomic kingdom within the superkingdom Eukaryota.[1]

Usage notesEdit

  • The taxonomy of these organisms is not yet settled.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Ruggiero MA, Gordon DP, Orrell TM, Bailly N, Bourgoin T, Brusca RC, et al. (2015) A Higher Level Classification of All Living Organisms. PLoS ONE 10(4): e0119248. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0119248. pmid:25923521"