The nonsexual stage in the life history of an animal that passes through several phases in its life cycle.
[phoro- + G. zōon, animal]
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phorozoon(fō″rō-zō′ŏn) [Gr. phoros, fruitful, + zoon, animal]
An asexual stage of a multistage animal life cycle.
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