flagellate protozoan

Definitions of flagellate protozoan
  1. noun
    a usually nonphotosynthetic free-living protozoan with whiplike appendages; some are pathogens of humans and other animals
    synonyms: flagellate, flagellated protozoan, mastigophoran, mastigophore
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    dinoflagellate
    chiefly marine protozoa having two flagella; a chief constituent of plankton
    Leishmania, genus Leishmania
    flagellate protozoan that causes leishmaniasis
    zooflagellate, zoomastigote
    flagellate protozoan lacking photosynthesis and other plant-like characteristics
    hypermastigote
    flagellate symbiotic in the intestines of e.g. termites
    polymastigote
    flagellates with several flagella
    Costia necatrix, costia
    a flagellate that is the cause of the frequently fatal fish disease costiasis
    giardia
    a suspected cause of diarrhea in humans
    trichomonad
    cause of trichomoniasis in women and cattle and birds
    Noctiluca miliaris, noctiluca
    large bioluminescent marine protozoan
    peridinian
    flagellate with a thick test composed of plates
    type of:
    protozoan, protozoon
    any of diverse minute acellular or unicellular organisms usually nonphotosynthetic
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