protozoology
noun Etymology: New Latin Protozoa + International Scientific Vocabulary -logy Date: 1904 a branch of zoology dealing with protozoans • protozoologist noun

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  • Protozoology — is the study of protozoa, the animal like (i.e., motile and heterotrophic) protists. This term has become dated as our understanding of the evolutionary relationships of the eukaryota has improved. [http://www.uga.edu/ protozoa/ The Society of… …   Wikipedia

  • protozoology — [prōt΄ō zō äl′ə jē] n. that branch of zoology dealing with the study of the protozoans * * * pro·to·zo·ol·o·gy (prō tə zō ŏlʹə jē) n. The biological study of protozoans.   pro to·zo o·logʹi·cal ( zō ə lŏjʹĭ kəl) adj. pro to·zo·olʹo·gist n. * * *… …   Universalium

  • protozoology — [prōt΄ō zō äl′ə jē] n. that branch of zoology dealing with the study of the protozoans …   English World dictionary

  • protozoology — (pro to zo ol o je) The study of protozoa …   Dictionary of microbiology

  • protozoology — noun a) The study of protozoa. b) The study of protists …   Wiktionary

  • protozoology — The science concerned with all aspects of the biology and human interest in protozoa. [protozoa + G. logos, study] * * * pro·to·zo·ol·o·gy zō äl ə jē n, pl gies a branch of zoology dealing with protozoans pro·to·zoo·log·i·cal .zō ə läj i kəl adj… …   Medical dictionary

  • protozoology — n. branch of zoology concentrating on the study of single celled organisms (Biology) prəʊtÉ™zəʊ É‘lÉ™dʒɪ / É’l …   English contemporary dictionary

  • protozoology — pro·to·zoology …   English syllables

  • protozoology — n. the study of protozoa …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • protozoology — noun the branch of zoology that studies protozoans • Derivationally related forms: ↑protozoological, ↑protozoologist • Hypernyms: ↑zoology, ↑zoological science …   Useful english dictionary

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