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cytozoon

[sahy-tuh-zoh-on, -uh n]
noun, plural cy·to·zo·a [-zoh-uh] /-ˈzoʊ ə/.
  1. a parasite, especially a protozoon, living within a cell.
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Origin of cytozoon

Related formscy·to·zo·ic, adjective
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cytozoic in Medicine

cytozoic

(sī′tə-zōĭk)
adj.
  1. Living in a cell. Used of certain parasitic protozoa.
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cytozoon

(sī′tə-zōŏn′)
n. pl. cy•to•zo•a (-zōə)
  1. A protozoan cell or organism.
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