Protozoa- Definition, characteristics, classification, examples

General Characters of Phylum Protozoa

Protozoa Definition Protozoa may be defined asĀ  “microscopic acellular animalcules existing singly or in colonies, without tissue and organs, having one or more nuclei”. Some of the characteristics are: There are about 50,000 known species of Phylum Protozoa. Protozoans exhibit mainly two forms of life; free-living (aquatic, freshwater, seawater) and parasitic (ectoparasites or endoparasites). They … Read more Protozoa- Definition, characteristics, classification, examples