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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 (20)
  • It is spread from person to person by the bite of the tsetse fly, which carries the protozoon and is famous for that reason.
  • Let us begin our comparative study with an example of the simplest animals that consist of only a single cell, such as the little protozoon
  • The malarial haematozoon is a protozoon, a very small protozoon since it lives and develops in the red blood cells which in man have a diameter of only 7 microns.
  • To it energy is available which is denied to the protozoon. for more
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