Epizoan
Epizoan \Ep`i*zo"an\, n. (Zo["o]l.) An epizo["o]n. [1913 Webster]

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  • epizoan — I noun any external parasitic organism (as fleas) • Syn: ↑ectoparasite, ↑ectozoan, ↑ectozoon, ↑epizoon • Derivationally related forms: ↑epizoan (for: ↑epizoon), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • epizoan — ep·i·zo·an …   English syllables

  • ectozoan — I noun any external parasitic organism (as fleas) • Syn: ↑ectoparasite, ↑ectozoon, ↑epizoan, ↑epizoon • Derivationally related forms: ↑epizoan (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • ectoparasite — noun any external parasitic organism (as fleas) • Syn: ↑ectozoan, ↑ectozoon, ↑epizoan, ↑epizoon • Derivationally related forms: ↑epizoan (for: ↑epizoon), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • ectozoon — n. Biol. a parasite that lives on the outside of its host. * * * noun any external parasitic organism (as fleas) • Syn: ↑ectoparasite, ↑ectozoan, ↑epizoan, ↑epizoon • Derivationally related forms: ↑epizoan (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • epizoon —   n. (pl. zoa) external parasite.    ♦ epizoan, n. & a.    ♦ epizoic, a …   Dictionary of difficult words

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