any of a class (Heliozoa) of chiefly freshwater protozoans with slender pseudopodia arranged as rays
Origin of heliozoan; from Modern Latin Heliozoa (; from helio- + -zoa) + -an
Any of various aquatic, chiefly freshwater protozoans formerly classified in the class Heliozoa, characteristically having numerous spindlelike pseudopods that radiate from a central cell mass.
Origin of heliozoanFrom New Latin H&emacron;lioz&omacron;a, former class name : helio– (from their shape) + -z&omacron;a, pl. of -z&omacron;on, -zoon.