Dictionary.com

entozoon

[ en-tuh-zoh-on ]
/ ˌɛn təˈzoʊ ɒn /
Save This Word!

noun, plural en·to·zo·a [en-tuh-zoh-uh]. /ˌɛn təˈzoʊ ə/.
any animal parasite, as an intestinal worm, that lives within the body of its host (opposed to ectozoon).
QUIZ
WILL YOU SAIL OR STUMBLE ON THESE GRAMMAR QUESTIONS?
Smoothly step over to these common grammar mistakes that trip many people up. Good luck!
Question 1 of 7
Fill in the blank: I can’t figure out _____ gave me this gift.
Also entozoan.

Origin of entozoon

First recorded in 1825–35; ento- + -zoon
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use entozoon in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for entozoon

entozoon

entozoan

/ (ˌɛntəʊˈzəʊɒn) /

noun plural -zoa (-ˈzəʊə)
any animal, such as a tapeworm, that lives within another animal, usually as a parasite
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
FEEDBACK