ectozoan

ectozoan

[ek-tuh-zoh-uhn] Biology.
noun
adjective
2.
of or pertaining to an ectozoon.

Origin:
ectozo(on) + -an

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ectozoan

adjective
1. of or relating to epizoa [syn: epizoan

noun
1. any external parasitic organism (as fleas) [syn: ectoparasite
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