- 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]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.