[ der-mat-uh-zoh-on, dur-muh-tuh- ]
/ dərˌmæt əˈzoʊ ɒn, ˌdɜr mə tə- /
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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.
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“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.
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