Protozoa

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From Ancient Greek πρῶτος ‎(prôtos, first) + ζῷα ‎(zōîa, animals).

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Protozoa

  1. Protozoans; eukaryotes that are primarily unicellular, existing singly or aggregating into colonies, and usually nonphotosynthetic, placed either as:
    1. A taxonomic phylum within the kingdom Protista. or
    2. A taxonomic kingdom within the superkingdom Eukaryota.

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  • The taxonomy of these organisms is not yet settled.

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