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entozoic

[en-tuh-zoh-ik]
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adjective
  1. (of a parasitic animal) living within the body of its host.
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Origin of entozoic

First recorded in 1860–65; entozo(a) + -ic
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Historical Examples

  • Before Kchenmeister's experiments in 1852, there was no general knowledge of the exact pathology of entozoic disease.

    Experiments on Animals

    Stephen Paget


British Dictionary definitions for entozoic

entozoic

adjective
  1. of or relating to an entozoon
  2. living inside an animalentozoic fungi
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