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pro·to·zo·an

protozoan

 
pronunciation:
pro t zo n
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part of speech: noun
inflections: protozoa, protozoans
definition: a tiny living thing that is similar to an animal but has only one cell or lives as a colony of single cells. Protozoans include amoebas and paramecia.
derivation: protozoic (adj.)
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