protistan
adjective or noun see protist

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • protistan — See protist. * * * …   Universalium

  • protistan — adjective Of or pertaining to the protists …   Wiktionary

  • protistan — [prəʊ tɪst(ə)n] noun Biology a member of the Protista, a kingdom or large grouping of typically single celled organisms including the protozoans, slime moulds, and simple algae and fungi. adjective relating to protistans. Derivatives protist… …   English new terms dictionary

  • protistan — pro·tis·tan …   English syllables

  • protistan — /proʊˈtɪstən/ (say proh tistuhn) noun 1. → protist. –adjective 2. of or relating to a protist …   Australian English dictionary

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  • protist — protistan /proh tis teuhn/, adj., n. protistic, adj. /proh tist/, n. any of various one celled organisms, classified in the kingdom Protista, that are either free living or aggregated into simple colonies and that have diverse reproductive and… …   Universalium

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