inhabiting the intestinal canal of the body; said of parasites.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
Inhabiting any of the cavities of the body; applied to certain parasitic protozoa, chiefly gregarines.
[G. koilos, hollow, + zoikos, pertaining to animals]
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