from The Century Dictionary.
- That one of the two groups into which the Protozoa are divided, with reference to the presence or absence of a mouth, in which the mouth is wanting. The group comprises two classes, Gregarinida and Rhizopoda. See
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a - proteros; ` in front '; aprotero - ` no front teeth' odont - ` tooth 'dont a - splanchna ` bowels' asplanch - ` bowelless 'nic a - stoma ` mouth' astomata ` mouthless '