plural noun
Lis·​so·​flagellata | \ˌlisō+\

Definition of Lissoflagellata 

in some especially former classifications

: an order or other major division of Mastigophora comprising all the flagellates that lack a protoplasmic collar — compare choanoflagellata

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lissoflagellate \ "+ \ noun plural -s

History and Etymology for Lissoflagellata

New Latin, from liss- + Flagellata

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