entozoic

[en-tuh-zoh-ik]
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adjective

(of a parasitic animal) living within the body of its host.

Origin of entozoic

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

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


British Dictionary definitions for entozoic

entozoic

adjective

of or relating to an entozoon
living inside an animalentozoic fungi
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