dermatozoon

dermatozoon

[der-mat-uh-zoh-on, dur-muh-tuh-]
noun, plural dermatozoa [der-mat-uh-zoh-uh, dur-muh-tuh-] . Biology.
any microscopic animal or protozoan living as a parasite on or in the skin of the host.

Origin:
dermato- + -zoon

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