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Phytomastigina

Pronunciation: fi'to-mas'ti-ji'na

Definition: Former term for plantlike flagellates, originally classified as a suborder or order, raised to the class Phytomastigophorea (Phytomastigophorasida) in recent classifications.

[phyto- + G. mastix, whip]

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