Entozoa
Entozoa En`to*zo"a, n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. ? within + zw,on an animal.] (Zo["o]l.) 1. A group of worms, including the tapeworms, flukes, roundworms, etc., most of which live parasitically in the interior of other animals; the Helminthes. [1913 Webster]

2. An artificial group, including all kinds of animals living parasitically in others.


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Entozōa — (gr.), Eingeweidewürmer …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Entozoa — Entozoon En to*zo [ o]n, n.; pl. {Entozoa}. [NL. See {Entozoa}.] (Zo[ o]l.) One of the Entozoa. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • entozoa — n. pl., sing. entozoon [Gr. entos, within; zoon, animal] The internal parasites collectively; entozoal adj., entozoan adj. & n …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • Entozoa — A nontaxonomic name for the branch of the kingdom Animalia, whose members possess a digestive cavity or tract; includes all vertebrates and higher invertebrate forms. [ento + G. zoon, animal] * * * en·to·zoa .ent ə zō ə n pl internal animal… …   Medical dictionary

  • entozoa — adj. of or pertaining to an entozoon (internal parasite) n. internal parasite (i.e. intestinal worm) en·to·zo·on || ‚entəʊ zəʊɒn n. internal parasite (i.e. an intestinal worm) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • entozoa — en·to·zoa …   English syllables

  • entozoa — /ɛntəˈzoʊə/ (say entuh zohuh) plural noun (singular entozoon /ɛntəˈzoʊən/ (say entuh zohuhn)) Biology animals, especially intestinal worms, living as parasites within the body of another animal. {ento + zoa} –entozoan, noun –entozoan, adjective …   Australian English dictionary

  • entozoa — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Глисты — (Entozoa s. Helminthes) животные, составлявшие в прежнее время особый класс (Кювье, фон Зибольд и др.). ГЛИСТЫ I. ГЛИСТЫ II. В настоящее время термин Г. имеет исключительно биологическое, а не систематическое значение. Под названием Г.… …   Энциклопедический словарь Ф.А. Брокгауза и И.А. Ефрона

  • Entozoon — En to*zo [ o]n, n.; pl. {Entozoa}. [NL. See {Entozoa}.] (Zo[ o]l.) One of the Entozoa. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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