heliozoa

Heliozoa

He`li*o*zo"a\, n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. ? the sun + ? an animal.] (Zo["o]l.) An order of fresh-water rhizopods having a more or less globular form, with slender radiating pseudopodia; the sun animalcule.
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