holozoic

holozoic

[hol-uh-zoh-ik, hoh-luh-]
adjective Biology.
feeding on solid food particles in the manner of most animals.

Origin:
1880–85; holo- + -zoic < Greek zōikós of animals, equivalent to () life + -ikos -ic

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holozoic (ˌhɒləˈzəʊɪk)
 
adj
(of animals) obtaining nourishment by feeding on plants or other animals

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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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