protistan

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n protistan free-living or colonial organisms with diverse nutritional and reproductive modes
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • protistan Of or pertaining to the Protista.
    • n protistan A member of the Protista; any unicellular organism not definitely regarded as a plant or an animal.
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Usage

In literature:

If there wasn't a better Protistan' than him in the world, the Meeting Houses'd be used for kindlin'-wood.
"Wild Youth, Volume Complete" by Gilbert Parker
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In science:

Here the study concerned protistan diversity in the Gotland Deep, a basin in the central Baltic Sea.
Population size estimation based upon ratios of recapture probabilities
Protistan diversity in the suboxic and anoxic waters of the Gotland Deep (Baltic Sea) as revealed by 18S rRNA clone libraries.
Population size estimation based upon ratios of recapture probabilities
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