entozoon


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entozoon

 [en″to-zo´on] (pl. entozo´a)
An internal animal parasite. adj., adj entozo´ic.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

en·to·zo·on

, pl.

en·to·zo·a

(en'tō-zō'on, -ă),
An animal parasite the habitat of which is any of the internal organs or tissues.
[ento- + G. zōon, animal]
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entozoon

(ĕn′tə-zō′ən)
n. pl. ento·zoa (-zō′ə)
Any of various animals, such as tapeworms or trematodes, that inhabit the internal organs or tissues of other animals, usually as parasites.

en′to·zo′ic adj.
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en·to·zo·on

, pl. entozoa (en'tō-zō'on, -ă)
An animal parasite with a habitat in any of the internal organs or tissues.
[ento- + G. zōon, animal]
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