Zoomastigina

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

Definition of Zoomastigina

: 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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History and Etymology for Zoomastigina

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

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“Zoomastigina.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Zoomastigina. Accessed 7 Jul. 2022.

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