Protozoa that can be cultivated in fecal matter, although not necessarily living in feces within the intestine.
[copro- + G. zōon, animal]
coprozoa/cop·ro·zoa/ (kop″rah-zo´ah) protozoa found in feces outside the body, but not in the intestines.
coprozoa(kŏp″rō-zō′ă) [″ + zoon, animal]
Protozoa living in or identified within fecal matter.