enterozoa

[en-ter-uh-zoh-uh]

plural noun, singular en·ter·o·zo·on [en-ter-uh-zoh-on] /ˌɛn tər əˈzoʊ ɒn/. (often initial capital letter) Biology.


Origin of enterozoa

From New Latin; see origin at entero-, -zoa
Related formsen·ter·o·zo·an, adjective, noun
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Medicine definitions for enterozoon

enterozoon

[ĕn′tə-rō-zōŏn′]

n. pl. en•ter•o•zo•a (-zōə)

An animal, such as a tapeworm or hookworm, that is parasitic in the intestine.
Related formsen′ter•o•zoic adj.
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