metazoan


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metazoan

any multicellular animal of the group Metazoa: includes all animals except sponges
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The major consumers of bacteria are protists like heterotrophic nanoflagellates (HNF) and ciliates, but metazoans like rotifers and cladocerans may also feed on bacteria.
This study focused on the metazoan fraction of the eukaryotes, and for purposes of reporting, any metazoan phylum that had an average abundance less than 0.
The two millimetre long Hydra were one of the first metazoans that developed on the earth about 600 million years ago and can still be found in many waters.
Some evidence exists for an early-Phanerozoic trend in the metazoan maximum and mean, but only for one type of complexity and only at one scale.
Observed pathogens were grouped into broad taxonomic categories: Rickettsia-like organisms (RLOs), microsporidia-like organisms (MLO), and metazoan parasites.
Intracellular fate mapping in a basal metazoan, the ctenophore Mnemiopsis leidyi, reveals the origins of mesoderm and the existence of indeterminate cell lineages.
Third, Pathogens can only successfully invade and proliferate if they bypass several consecutive lines of defence, Analogous to the six hallmarks of metazoan defence against cancer development.
Consistent with histological and PCR-based analysis, excluding metazoan sequences, the gill microbiome of shrimp with symptomatic black gill was dominated by sequences identified as the sBG ciliate (Table 2).
DNA primers for amplification of mitochondrial cytochrome c oxidase sub-unit I from diverse metazoan invertebrates.