enterozoon

enterozoa

[en-ter-uh-zoh-uh]
plural noun, singular enterozoon [en-ter-uh-zoh-on] . (often initial capital letter) Biology.

Origin:
< Neo-Latin; see entero-, -zoa

enterozoan, adjective, noun
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enterozoon en·ter·o·zo·on (ěn'tə-rō-zō'ŏn')
n. pl. en·ter·o·zo·a (-zō'ə)
An animal, such as a tapeworm or hookworm, that is parasitic in the intestine.


en'ter·o·zo'ic adj.
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