Meaning of “protozoan” in the English Dictionary

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protozoannoun [ C ]

also protozoon plural protozoa uk /ˌprəʊ.təˈzəʊ.ən/ us /ˌproʊ.t̬əˈzoʊ.ən/ specialized

any of various types of very small animals with one cell:

Amoebas are protozoans.
protozoan
adjective uk /ˌprəʊ.təˈzəʊ.ən/ us /ˌproʊ.t̬əˈzoʊ.ən/

(Definition of “protozoan” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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protozoannoun [ C ]

/ˌproʊ·t̬əˈzoʊ·ən/ plural protozoans or protozoa /ˌproʊ·t̬əˈzoʊ·ə/

biology a very small organism with only one cell

(Definition of “protozoan” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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