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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 (7)
  • The level of organization seen in Stromatoveris and equivalent Ediacaran fossils seems to transcend protistan complexity.
  • The digestive tracts of herbivorous fishes may contain protistan and bacterial endosymbionts that aid in the digestion of the plant material.
  • DNA and RNA extractions from worldwide protistan populations samples.
  • This story might actually have to wait until we learn more protistan cell biology. for more
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