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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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1) as skeleton and distributed in a few liverwort genera such as Herbertus (Herbertaceae), Mastigophora (Lepicoleaceae), and Plagiochila (Plagiochilaceae), while cuparenoids (e.
Compounds 3-5, 10 and 11 were isolated from Mastigophora diclados collected in Madagascar (Harinantenaina et al.
Chemical constituents of Malagasy liverworts, Part II: mastigophoric acid methyl ester of biogenetic interest from Mastigophora diclados (Lepicoleaceae Subf.