Definition of Mastigophora in US English:

Mastigophora

Zoology
  • A group of single-celled animals that includes the protozoal flagellates, which are now generally divided among several phyla of the kingdom Protista.

    Subphylum (or superclass) Mastigophora

Origin

Modern Latin (plural), from Greek mastigophoros, from mastix, mastig- ‘whip’ + -phoros ‘bearing’.

Pronunciation

Mastigophora

/ˌmastiˈɡäfərə/