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enterozoa

[en-ter-uh-zoh-uh] /ˌɛn tər əˈzoʊ ə/
plural noun, singular enterozoon
[en-ter-uh-zoh-on] /ˌɛn tər əˈzoʊ ɒn/ (Show IPA).
(often initial capital letter) Biology.
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Origin of enterozoa
From New Latin; See origin at entero-, -zoa
Related forms
enterozoan, adjective, noun
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enterozoon in Medicine

enterozoon en·ter·o·zo·on (ěn'tə-rō-zō'ŏn')
n. pl. en·ter·o·zo·a (-zō'ə)
An animal, such as a tapeworm or hookworm, that is parasitic in the intestine.


en'ter·o·zo'ic adj.
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