dermatozoon

[ der-mat-uh-zoh-on, dur-muh-tuh- ]
/ dərˌmæt əˈzoʊ ɒn, ˌdɜr mə tə- /

noun, plural der·mat·o·zo·a [der-mat-uh-zoh-uh, dur-muh-tuh-] /dərˌmæt əˈzoʊ ə, ˌdɜr mə tə-/. Biology.

any microscopic animal or protozoan living as a parasite on or in the skin of the host.

Origin of dermatozoon

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