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[ kŏp′rə-zōə ]


Protozoa that can be cultivated in fecal matter but do not necessarily live in feces within the intestine.

Nearby words

coproporphyria, coproporphyrin, coprosecutor, coprosma, coprostasis, coprozoa, coprozoic, cops and robbers, cops-and-robbers, copse, copt
Related formscop•ro•zoic adj.
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