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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Any of diverse minute acellular or unicellular organisms usually nonphotosynthetic

Usage examples (33)
  • The disease is caused by a protozoan parasite of the genus
  • Malaria viruses cut and run, protozoan parasites never do!
  • A protozoan has the potential of evolving into a human being.
  • Export production and protozoan biomass are likely to increase. for more
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