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(proʊˈtɪs tə)

n. (used with a pl. v.)
a taxonomic kingdom comprising the protists.
[1875–80; < New Latin; see protist]
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Noun1.Protista - eukaryotic one-celled living organisms distinct from multicellular plants and animals: protozoa, slime molds, and eukaryotic algae
kingdom Protoctista, Protoctista - in most modern classifications, replacement for the Protista; includes: Protozoa; Euglenophyta; Chlorophyta; Cryptophyta; Heterokontophyta; Rhodophyta; unicellular protists and their descendant multicellular organisms: regarded as distinct from plants and animals
protist, protistan - free-living or colonial organisms with diverse nutritional and reproductive modes
division - (botany) taxonomic unit of plants corresponding to a phylum
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He recognized a fourth kingdom of eukaryotes: the Protista.
Organisms native to Antarctica include many types of algae, bacteria, fungi, plants, protista, and certain animals, such as mites, nematodes, penguins, seals and tardigrades.
Tretise on Invertebrate paleontology, Part C, Protista, Sarcodina.
Eukarya are divided into four kingdoms: protista (single celled or simple multicellular organisms), fungi, plants, and animals.
The five-kingdom system (Kingdoms Monera, Protista, Fungi, Plantae, Animalia) has been the dominant system taught in schools since the 1960s, when it was developed by R.
Their phylogenic classification is a Genus within the Kingdom Protista, Class Lobosea, Family Acanthamoebidae, and several species have been identified as agents of human infection.
The Leishmania belongs to the kingdom: Protista, phylum: Euglenozoa and family: Trypanosomatidae.
Protista, Rotifera and Crustacea, on the other hand, were analyzed both for fauna density and richness.