Definition for zoa (2 of 3)
noun, plural zo·a [zoh-uh] /ˈzoʊ ə/. Biology Rare.
Origin of zoon
Related formszo·on·al [zoh-uh-nl] /ˈzoʊ ə nl/, adjective
Definition for zoa (3 of 3)
Origin of -zoa
Examples from the Web for zoa
But that risk pales compared to the risk of AIPAC becoming ECI or ZOA.
Before the close of the Zoa condition a small and unjointed palp appears on the mandible.
In Penus the larv are of comparatively simple form, but in the allied genus Sergestes the zoa has a very remarkable appearance.
Amongst the other Macrura the larva generally leaves the egg as a Zoa similar to that of the prawns.
In the later stages of the zoa the rudiments of the hinder thoracic limbs and of the swimmerets appear as little buds.
The next stage (fig. 215) at any rate represents the commencement of the Zoa series.