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Noun1.zoomastigote - flagellate protozoan lacking photosynthesis and other plant-like characteristics
flagellate, flagellate protozoan, flagellated protozoan, mastigophoran, mastigophore - a usually nonphotosynthetic free-living protozoan with whiplike appendages; some are pathogens of humans and other animals
subclass Zoomastigina, Zoomastigina - in some classifications considered a phylum of the kingdom Protista; holozoic or saprozoic flagellates
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Phylum 3 Discomitochondria (Mastigotes, Zoomastigotes, "Zooflagellates," Unicells with Discoid Cristae, Euglenoids, Kinetoplastids, Mastigote Amebas)