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Medical Term:


Pronunciation: tes-ta'she-a-lo-bo'ze-a

Definition: A subclass of the subphylum Sarcodina (amebae), in which the cells are provided with a firm chitinous envelope, often containing earthy material, with an opening through which the pseudopodia are protruded.

[L. testa, shell]

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