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microzoon

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

First recorded in 1860–65; micro- + -zoon
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Medical definitions for microzoon

microzoon
[ mī′krə-zōŏn′, -ən ]

n. pl. mi•cro•zo•a (-zōə)
A microscopic animal.
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