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microzoon

[mahy-kruh-zoh-on, -uh n] /ˌmaɪ krəˈzoʊ ɒn, -ən/
noun, plural microzoa
[mahy-kruh-zoh-uh] /ˌmaɪ krəˈzoʊ ə/ (Show IPA)
1.
a microscopic animal, especially a protozoan.
Origin of microzoon
1860-1865
First recorded in 1860-65; micro- + -zoon
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microzoon in Medicine

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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