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Mastigophora

Line breaks: Mas¦ti|goph¦ora
Pronunciation: /ˌmastɪˈɡɒfərə
 
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Definition of Mastigophora in English:

plural noun

Zoology
A group of single-celled animals that includes the protozoal flagellates, which are now generally divided among several phyla of the kingdom Protista.

Origin

modern Latin (plural), from Greek mastigophoros, from mastix, mastig- 'whip' + -phoros 'bearing'.

Derivatives

mastigophoran

1
noun& adjective

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