TITLE

protozoan

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1797
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "protozoan" is presented. It means, concerning protozoa, which is the phylum of the kingdom Protista that includes unicellular, animallike microorganisms.
ACCESSION #
21242544

 

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