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AN INTRODUCTION TO PROTOZOA

Protozoa = First animals ("Protos" = first, "Zoon" = animal)   Protozoans were not seen until the invention of microscope (possibly as early as 1590). In 1676 Leeuwenhock first described microscopic animals and called them animal-cules. Lendermuller (1760-63) gave the name of Infusoria and kept these animals in that group.…

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