saprozoic sap·ro·zo·ic (sāp'rə-zō'ĭk)
Obtaining nourishment by absorption of dissolved organic and inorganic materials, as occurs in certain protozoa and some fungi.
Feeding on dead or on decaying animal matter.
|a stew of meat, vegetables, potatoes, etc.|
|a children's mummer's parade, as on the Fourth of July, with prizes for the best costumes.|