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cytozoon

[sahy-tuh-zoh-on, -uh n] /ˌsaɪ təˈzoʊ ɒn, -ən/
noun, plural cytozoa
[-zoh-uh] /-ˈzoʊ ə/ (Show IPA)
1.
a parasite, especially a protozoon, living within a cell.
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cytozoic, adjective
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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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