n. [Gr. mikros, small; zoon, animal]
A microscopic animal.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • microzoon — /muy kreuh zoh on, euhn/, n., pl. microzoa / zoh euh/. a microscopic animal, esp. a protozoan. [1860 65; MICRO + ZOON] * * * …   Universalium

  • microzoon — A microscopic form of the animal kingdom; a protozoon. [micro + G. zoon, animal] * * * mi·cro·zo·on (mi″kro zoґon) pl. microzoґa [micro + Gr. zōon animal] a microscopic animal organism. Cf. microphyte …   Medical dictionary

  • microzoon — n. microscopic animal …   English contemporary dictionary

  • microzoon — mi·cro·zo·on …   English syllables

  • microzoon — …   Useful english dictionary

  • microphyte — mi·cro·phyte mī krə .fīt n a microscopic plant (as a bacterium, fungus, or alga) mi·cro·phyt·ic .mī krə fit ik adj * * * mi·cro·phyte (miґkro fīt) [micro + phyte] a microscopic vegetable organism. Cf. microzoon …   Medical dictionary

  • microzoa — mi·cro·zoa .mī krə zō ə n pl microscopic animals and esp. protozoans also microscopic animal life mi·cro·zo·an zō ən adj or n * * * mi·cro·zoa (mi″kro zoґə) plural of microzoon …   Medical dictionary

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