Deuterozooid Deu`ter*o*zo"oid, n. [Gr. ? second + E. zooid.] (Zo["o]l.) One of the secondary, and usually sexual, zooids produced by budding or fission from the primary zooids, in animals having alternate generations. In the tapeworms, the joints are deuterozooids. [1913 Webster]

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