endozoic
endozoic en`do*zo"ic ([e^]n`d[-o]*z[=o]"[i^]k), adj. Living within a living animal, usually as a parasite; as, endozoic worms. Contrasted with {epizoic}.

Syn: entozoic, entozoan. [WordNet 1.5]


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