Any of the eukaryotic unicellular organisms including protozoans, slime molds and some algae; historically grouped into the kingdom Protoctista.
See Also: protistologist, protistology, protistological

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  • protist — PROTÍST, protiste, s.n. Microorganism unicelular. – Din fr. protiste. Trimis de ana zecheru, 19.04.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  PROTÍST s. v. protozoar. Trimis de siveco, 13.09.2007. Sursa: Sinonime  protíst s. n., pl. protíste …   Dicționar Român

  • Protist — Pro tist, n. (Zo[ o]l.) One of the Protista. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • protist — 1869, from Mod.L. protista, from Gk. neut. pl. of protistos “the very first,” superlative of protos “first” (see PROTO (Cf. proto )) …   Etymology dictionary

  • protist — [prōt′ist] n. [< Gr prōtistos, first < prōtos, first: see PROTO ] Biol. in some systems of classification, any of a kingdom (Protista) of one celled organisms, as algae, yeasts, or protozoans, having characteristics found in both plants and …   English World dictionary

  • protist — protistan /proh tis teuhn/, adj., n. protistic, adj. /proh tist/, n. 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… …   Universalium

  • Protist — Taxobox | color = khaki name = Protist fossil range = Neoproterozoic Recent image width = 250px image caption = domain=Eukarya domain authority=Whittaker Margulis, 1978 regnum = Protista* regnum authority = Haeckel, 1866 subdivision ranks =… …   Wikipedia

  • Protist — protistai statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Grupė vienaląsčių organizmų, turinčių branduolį ir sudėtingos sandaros (eukariotines) ląsteles. atitikmenys: angl. protist vok. Protist, m rus. протисты …   Ekologijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • protist — noun Etymology: New Latin Protista, from Greek, neuter plural of prōtistos very first, primal, from superlative of prōtos first more at prot Date: 1889 any of a diverse taxonomic group and especially a kingdom (Protista syn. Protoctista) of… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Protist — Die Protisten (Protista) sind eukaryotische, ein bis wenigzellige Lebewesen, die aber nicht näher miteinander verwandt sind. Früher wurden sie als eigenes Reich innerhalb der Eukaryoten zusammengefasst und den Pflanzen (Reich Plantae), Tieren… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • protist — A member of the kingdom Protista. * * * pro·tist prōt əst, prō .tist n any of a diverse taxonomic group and esp. a kingdom (Protista syn. Protoctista) of eukaryotic organisms that are unicellular and sometimes colonial or less often multicellular …   Medical dictionary

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