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phytoflagellate

noun phy·to·fla·gel·late \ˌfī-tō-ˈfla-jə-lət, -ˌlāt; -flə-ˈje-\

Definition of PHYTOFLAGELLATE

:  any of various organisms (as dinoflagellates) that are considered a subclass (Phytomastigophora syn. Phytomastigina) usually of algae by botanists and of protozoans by zoologists and that have many characteristics in common with typical algae

First Known Use of PHYTOFLAGELLATE

1935

phytoflagellate

noun phy·to·fla·gel·late \ˌfīt-ō-ˈflaj-ə-lət, -ˌlāt; -flə-ˈjel-ət\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of PHYTOFLAGELLATE

:  any of various organisms (as dinoflagellates) that are considered a subclass (Phytomastigophora synonym Phytomastigina) usually of algae by botanists and of protozoans by zoologists and that have many characteristics in common with typical algae

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