In some systems of biological classification, the Protozoa are a diverse group of
unicellular eukaryotic organisms. Historically, protozoa were defined as ...
The Protozoa are considered to be a subkingdom of the kingdom Protista,
although in the classical system they were placed in the kingdom Animalia. More
Protozoa are single celled organisms. They come in many different shapes and
sizes ranging from an Amoeba which can change its shape to Paramecium with ...
The name protozoa means “first animals.” As the principal hunters and grazers of
the microbial world, protozoa play a key role in maintaining the balance of ...
Protozoa are single-celled eukaryotes (organisms whose cells have nuclei) that
commonly show characteristics usually associated with animals, most notably ...
Protozoan, organism, usually single-celled and heterotrophic (using organic
carbon as a source of energy), belonging to any of the major lineages of protists ...
Protozoa definition, a major grouping or superphylum of the kingdom Protista,
comprising the protozoans. See more.
Taxonomy is the realm of science that attempts to group similar organisms
together, which is not always an easy task. In this lesson we will examine the
The name 'proto-zoa' literally means 'first animals' and early classification
systems grouped the protozoa as basal members of the animal kingdom.