noun plural

Mas·​ti·​goph·​ora ˌmas-tə-ˈgäf-ə-rə How to pronounce Mastigophora (audio)
in former classifications
: a subphylum of protozoans comprising forms typically having one or more flagella and reproducing asexually usually by binary fission
mastigophoran adjective or noun

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“Mastigophora.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Jan. 2023.

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