Translation of protozoan in Spanish:


protozoo, n.


Pronunciation /ˌproʊdəˈzoʊən//ˌprəʊtə(ʊ)ˈzəʊən/

nounPlural protozoa

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    protozoo masculine
    protozoario masculine
    • I devoured photographs showing the ghostly glow of bacteria on decaying fish: the shimmering phosphorescence of protozoans in tropical seas.
    • Each year, 300 to 500 million people contract this mosquito-borne protozoan disease, and about one million die.
    • It is caused by the single-celled protozoan parasite, Trichomonas vaginalis.
    • Schindler says more of a problem are the protozoans that originate from livestock.
    • They have been considered animals, protozoans, fungi or space aliens.