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 (prō′tə-zō′ən) also pro·to·zo·on (-ŏn′)
n. pl. pro·to·zo·ans or pro·to·zo·a (-zō′ə) also pro·to·zo·ons
Any of numerous chiefly single-celled eukaryotic organisms, most of which move about freely and ingest food, including the amoebas, ciliates, flagellates, and apicomplexans. Protozoans along with certain algae, oomycetes, and some other groups make up the protists.

[From New Latin Prōtozōa, former subkingdom name : proto- + -zōa, pl. of -zōon, -zoon.]

pro′to·zo′an, pro′to·zo′al, pro′to·zo′ic adj.


(Biology) relating to protozoans
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Adj.1.protozoal - of or relating to the Protozoa
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The equine protozoal myeloencephalitis (EPM) test was used for the analysis of learning and memory.
The clinical manifestations of EHV infection are similar to the infection of equine influenza, equine arteritis virus (EAV), equine adenovirus, equine protozoal myeloencephalitis, eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) and West Nile virus encephalitis (Powell, 1991).
In addition, other neurological condition should be listed, such as intervertebral disc protrusion with spinal cord compression (FOSS et al., 1983), discospondylitis, abscesses (ADAMS et al., 1985), rabies, neurological infection by herpesvirus, equine protozoal myeloencephalitis, wobbler syndrome due to cervical vertebral malformation (ZACHARY, 2013; CANTILE & YOUSSEF, 2016) and post-anesthetic myelomalacia (JOUBERT et al., 2005).