[sahy-tuh-zoh-on, -uhn]
noun, plural cytozoa [-zoh-uh] .
a parasite, especially a protozoon, living within a cell.

cyto- + -zoon

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cytozoon cy·to·zo·on (sī'tə-zō'ŏn')
n. pl. cy·to·zo·a (-zō'ə)
A protozoan cell or organism.

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