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protist vs. Protozoa

[ proh-tist ]
  1. any of various one-celled organisms, classified in the kingdom Protista, that are either free-living or aggregated into simple colonies and that have diverse reproductive and nutritional modes, including the protozoans, eukaryotic algae, and slime molds: some classification schemes also include the fungi and the more primitive bacteria or may distribute the organisms between the kingdoms Plantae and Animalia according to dominant characteristics.
[ proh-tuh-zoh-uh ]
  1. a major grouping or superphylum of the kingdom Protista, comprising the protozoans.

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