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The biological study of protozoans.

pro′to·zo′o·log′i·cal (-zō′ə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl) adj.
pro′to·zo·ol′o·gist n.
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Noun1.protozoologist - a zoologist who studies protozoans
animal scientist, zoologist - a specialist in the branch of biology dealing with animals
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Wide dissemination of this idea prompted protozoologist Edward Minchin to point out in Nature that Koch had proved no link between crocodiles being infected by a species of trypanosome, and sleeping sickness.
But in 1607, Edward Topsell, early modern England's best known protozoologist, reported that dogs do, in fact, dream.