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microzoon

[mahy-kruh-zoh-on, -uh n]
noun, plural mi·cro·zo·a [mahy-kruh-zoh-uh] /ˌmaɪ krəˈzoʊ ə/.
  1. a microscopic animal, especially a protozoan.
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Origin of microzoon

First recorded in 1860–65; micro- + -zoon
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microzoon in Medicine

microzoon

(mī′krə-zōŏn′, -ən)
n. pl. mi•cro•zo•a (-zōə)
  1. A microscopic animal.
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