protozoologist


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pro·to·zo·ol·o·gy

 (prō′tə-zō-ŏl′ə-jē)
n.
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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But in 1607, Edward Topsell, early modern England's best known protozoologist, reported that dogs do, in fact, dream.
For phycologists and protozoologists, as well as for ecologists or managers involved with wetland systems, this elegantly prepared, beautifully illustrated book (at a surprisingly low price) represents a portion of the work from The Euglenoid Project at Michigan State University, which is supported financially by a grant from The National Science Foundation's Partnerships for Enhancing Expertise in Taxonomy (PEET).