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holozoic

[hol-uh-zoh-ik, hoh-luh-] /ˌhɒl əˈzoʊ ɪk, ˌhoʊ lə-/
adjective, Biology
1.
feeding on solid food particles in the manner of most animals.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85; holo- + -zoic < Greek zōikós of animals, equivalent to () life + -ikos -ic
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British Dictionary definitions for holozoic

holozoic

/ˌhɒləˈzəʊɪk/
adjective
1.
(of animals) obtaining nourishment by feeding on plants or other animals
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holozoic in Medicine

holozoic hol·o·zo·ic (hŏl'ə-zō'ĭk, hō'lə-)
adj.
Obtaining nourishment by the ingestion of organic material, as animals do. Used of certain protozoans.

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