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 [en″to-zo´on] (pl. entozo´a)
An internal animal parasite. adj., adj entozo´ic.
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A nontaxonomic name for the branch of the kingdom Animalia, the members of which possess a digestive cavity or tract; includes all vertebrates and higher invertebrate forms.
[ento- + G. zōon, animal]
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(ĕn″tō-zō′ŏn) plural.entozoa [″ + zoon, animal]
Any animal parasite living within the body of another animal.
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