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A class of single-celled aquatic animals that are related to the radiolarians. They have a spherical shell with fine radiating needlelike projections.
- ‘Some groups found in vernal pools are Vorticella, Heliozoa, and Ameoba phylum.’
- ‘Heliozoa have axopodia, long stiff projections of cytoplasm.’
- ‘However, due to the discovery of many new species, and discoveries regarding the morphology of the Heliozoa, the classic scheme is no longer deemed acceptable.’
Modern Latin (plural), from Greek hēlios ‘sun’ + zōion ‘animal’.
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