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Sarcomastigophora

noun plural Sar·co·mas·ti·goph·o·ra \ ˌsär-(ˌ)kō-ˌmas-tə-ˈgäf-ə-rə \

medical Definition of Sarcomastigophora

:a phylum of protozoans that includes forms moving by flagella, pseudopodia, or both and that is divided into the subphyla Mastigophora and Sarcodina — compare ciliophora

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