Metazoic Met`a*zo"ic, a. (Zo["o]l.) Of or pertaining to the Metazoa. [1913 Webster]

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  • metazoan — 1. noun Any animal that undergoes development from an embryo stage with three tissue layers, namely the ectoderm, mesoderm, and endoderm. The term applies to all animals except the sponges. 2. ad …   Wiktionary

  • metazoan — /mɛtəˈzoʊən/ (say metuh zohuhn) adjective 1. belonging or relating to the Metazoa, a major division of the animal kingdom comprising all the animals that are composed of many cells. –noun 2. any member of this group. {New Latin, plural of… …   Australian English dictionary

  • metazoa — pl. (sing. zoon ) all animals except protozoa.    ♦ metazoal,    ♦ metazoic, a.    ♦ metazoan, n. amp; a …   Dictionary of difficult words

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