epizoan

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epizoon (ˌɛpɪˈzəʊɒn)
 
n , pl -zoa
an animal, such as a parasite, that lives on the body of another animal
 
[C19: New Latin, from epi- + Greek zōion animal]
 
epi'zoan
 
adj

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epizoan

adjective
1. of or relating to epizoa 

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