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Zooflagellate

Noun, pl. zooflagellates

1. Any of the animal-like flagellates characterized by their lack of chlorophyll and heterotrophic mode of nutrition. (www.biology-online.org)

2. (Microbiology)
Any of the heterotrophic flagellates of the phylum Zoomastigophora. (wiktionary.org)

Word origin: Greek: zôion, animal + flagellate » Latin flagellātus, ptp. of flagellāre to whip.

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