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protist

 [pro´tist]
any member of the Protista.
eukaryotic protist the higher protists, comprising those organisms having a true nucleus.
prokaryotic protist the lower protists, comprising those organisms lacking a true nucleus.

pro·tist

(prō'tist),
A member of the kingdom Protista.

protist

/pro·tist/ (prōt´ist) any member of the kingdom Protista.

protist

(prō′tĭst)
n.
Any of numerous eukaryotic organisms that are not fungi, plants, or animals and are chiefly unicellular or colonial. Protists that are multicellular do not have cells differentiated into tissues. The protists include the protozoans, certain algae, oomycetes, and slime molds.

pro·tis′tan (-tĭs′tən) adj. & n.
pro′tis·tol′o·gy (prō′tĭ-stŏl′ə-jē) n.

protist

a member of the kingdom Protista, which includes eukaryotic, mostly unicellular organisms with animal-like (protozoa), plantlike (algae), or funguslike (slime molds) modes of nutrition.

pro·tist

(prō'tist)
A member of the kingdom Protista.

protist

any member of the Protista.