Mastigophora


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Noun1.Mastigophora - protozoa having flagellaMastigophora - protozoa having flagella    
phylum Protozoa, Protozoa - in some classifications considered a superphylum or a subkingdom; comprises flagellates; ciliates; sporozoans; amoebas; foraminifers
flagellate, flagellate protozoan, flagellated protozoan, mastigophoran, mastigophore - a usually nonphotosynthetic free-living protozoan with whiplike appendages; some are pathogens of humans and other animals
Cilioflagellata, Dinoflagellata, order Cilioflagellata, order Dinoflagellata - in some classifications considered a phylum of the kingdom Protista; in others included in the plant phylum Pyrrophyta
subclass Zoomastigina, Zoomastigina - in some classifications considered a phylum of the kingdom Protista; holozoic or saprozoic flagellates
Phytomastigina, subclass Phytomastigina - plantlike flagellates containing chlorophyll; often considered unicellular algae
class - (biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more orders
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Trypanosoma evansi e um protozoario flagelado da secao Salivaria, pertencente a classe Mastigophora e familia Trypanosomatidae (JOSHI et al.
1) as skeleton and distributed in a few liverwort genera such as Herbertus (Herbertaceae), Mastigophora (Lepicoleaceae), and Plagiochila (Plagiochilaceae), while cuparenoids (e.
Negative correlation with lake depth in the ostracod Potamocypris mastigophora may be related to its preference for silty and sandy substrates (Tudorancea et al.