[ met-uh-zoh-uh ]
/ ˌmɛt əˈzoʊ ə /
a zoological group comprising the multicellular animals.
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OTHER WORDS FROM Metazoamet·a·zo·an, adjective, nounmet·a·zo·ic, met·a·zo·al, adjective
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Medical definitions for metazoal
[ mĕt′ə-zō′ə ]
A subdivision of the animal kingdom that includes all multicellular animal organisms having cells that are differentiated and form tissues and organs.
Other words from Metazoamet′a•zo′an adj. n.
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