plural noun Zo·o·mas·ti·gi·na \-ˈjīnə\

Definition of Zoomastigina

  1. :  a subclass of Mastigophora that comprises holozoic or saprozoic flagellates lacking chromatophores and stigma and that includes the orders Hypermastigina, Polymastigina, Protomonadina, and Rhizomastigina — compare phytomastigina

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Origin and Etymology of zoomastigina

New Latin, from zo- + mastig- + -ina

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a brief usually trivial fact

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