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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Free-living or colonial organisms with diverse nutritional and reproductive modes.

Usage examples (35)
  • They discovered a heterotrophic algae, in reality a protist, that is
  • (This species of protist was described back in 2000.) (News source.)
  • The protist M. brevicollis has already been discussed on this forum.
  • What matters is that the cadherins are not essential for protist life. for more
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