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A member of the protista kingdom.

Includes but is not limited to: slime molds, water molds, all protozoans (ciliates(parameciums), zoomastigina, rhizopoda(amoebas), etc.) and plant like protists (clorophyta, golden algae, euglena, etc. )

also : kingdom protista -(Science: biology) The kingdom of eukaryotic unicellular organisms. It includes the protozoa, unicellular eukaryotic algae and some special forms of fungi (myxomycetes, acrasiales and oomycetes). It also contains sporozoans, causing diseases like malaria, and dinoflagellates which cause bioluminesence, and red tide