pro·​to·​zo·​al ˌprō-tə-ˈzō-əl How to pronounce protozoal (audio)
: of or relating to protozoans

Examples of protozoal in a Sentence

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Word History

First Known Use

1890, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of protozoal was in 1890

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“Protozoal.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

Medical Definition


pro·​to·​zo·​al ˌprōt-ə-ˈzō-əl How to pronounce protozoal (audio)
: of or relating to protozoans
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