Sarcomastigophora

noun plural

Sar·​co·​mas·​ti·​goph·​o·​ra ˌsär-(ˌ)kō-ˌmas-tə-ˈgäf-ə-rə How to pronounce Sarcomastigophora (audio)
: 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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“Sarcomastigophora.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Sarcomastigophora. Accessed 27 Feb. 2024.

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