cytozoon

[ sahy-tuh-zoh-on, -uhn ]
/ ˌsaɪ təˈzoʊ ɒn, -ən /

noun, plural cy·to·zo·a [-zoh-uh]. /-ˈzoʊ ə/.

a parasite, especially a protozoon, living within a cell.

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OTHER WORDS FROM cytozoon

cy·to·zo·ic, adjective
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Medical definitions for cytozoon

cytozoon
[ sī′tə-zōŏn′ ]

n. pl. cy•to•zo•a (-zōə)

A protozoan cell or organism.
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