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Noun: mastigophoran  ,mas-tu'gó-fu-run
  1. A usually nonphotosynthetic free-living protozoan with whiplike appendages; some are pathogens of humans and other animals
    - flagellate, flagellate protozoan, flagellated protozoan, mastigophore

Derived forms: mastigophorans

Type of: protozoan, protozoon

Part of: class Flagellata, class Mastigophora, Flagellata, Mastigophora