Mastigophora

noun plural
Mas·​ti·​goph·​ora | \ ˌmas-tə-ˈgäf-ə-rə How to pronounce Mastigophora (audio) \

Medical Definition of Mastigophora

in former classifications
: a subphylum of protozoans comprising forms typically having one or more flagella and reproducing asexually usually by binary fission

Other Words from Mastigophora

mastigophoran \ -​rən How to pronounce mastigophoran (audio) \ adjective or noun

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“Mastigophora.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Mastigophora. Accessed 29 Oct. 2020.

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