AskDefine | Define protozoology

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protozoology n : the branch of zoology that studies protozoans

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Noun

Protozoology
  1. The study of protozoa.
  2. The study of protists.

Extensive Definition

Protozoology is the study of protozoa, the "animal-like" (i.e., motile and heterotrophic) protists. This term has become dated as our understanding of the evolutionary relationships of the eukaryota has improved.
protozoology in Spanish: Protozoología
protozoology in Indonesian: Protozoologi
protozoology in Hebrew: פרוטוזואולוגיה
protozoology in Georgian: პროტოზოოლოგია
protozoology in Polish: Protozoologia
protozoology in Portuguese: Protozoologia
protozoology in Romanian: Protozoologie
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