Mastigopoda

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • prop. n. pl Mastigopoda (Zoöl) Formerly considered identical to the Infusoria, now distinguished from that group, which has been reordered. See Mastigophora.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • mastigopoda All those Protozoa which possess cilia or flagella; the two infusorial classes Ciliata and Flagellata. Huxley.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
NL., fr. Gr. ma`stix ma`stigos, a whip + poy`s podo`s, foot