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Noun: Protozoa  ,prow-tu'zow-u
  1. In some classifications considered a superphylum or a subkingdom; comprises flagellates; ciliates; sporozoans; amoebas; foraminifers
    - phylum Protozoa
Noun: protozoan (protozoa,protozoans)  ,prow-tu'zow-un
  1. Any of diverse minute acellular or unicellular organisms usually nonphotosynthetic
    - protozoon

Type of: phylum, protoctist

Part of: kingdom Protoctista, Protoctista

Encyclopedia: Protozoa