microzoa

microzoon

[mahy-kruh-zoh-on, -uhn]
noun, plural microzoa [mahy-kruh-zoh-uh] .
a microscopic animal, especially a protozoan.

Origin:
1860–65; micro- + -zoon

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microzoon mi·cro·zo·on (mī'krə-zō'ŏn', -ən)
n. pl. mi·cro·zo·a (-zō'ə)
A microscopic animal.

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