adj. [Gr. monos, one; zoon, animal]
Non-strobilated cestodes.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • monozoic — MONOZÓIC, Ă adj. (Despre animale) Care duce o viaţă individuală şi izolată. [pron. zo ic. / < fr. monozoïque, cf. gr. monos – unic, zoon – animal]. Trimis de LauraGellner, 14.06.2005. Sursa: DN  MONOZÓIC, Ă adj. (despre animale) care duce o… …   Dicționar Român

  • Monozoic — Monozoa Mon o*zo a, n. pl. [NL., from Gr. mo nos single + zo^,on an animal.] (Zo[ o]l.) A division of Radiolaria; called also {Monocyttaria}. {Mon o*zo ic}, a. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • monozoic — Unisegmented, as in cestodarian tapeworms. See polyzoic. * * * mono·zo·ic zō ik adj MONOZOOTIC …   Medical dictionary

  • monozoic — mono·zo·ic …   English syllables

  • monozoic — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ at mono +|zōik adjective Etymology: mon + zoic 1. : monozootic 2. of a spore : producing one sporozoite …   Useful english dictionary

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  • polyzoic — Segmented body form, as in the higher tapeworms, subclass Cestoda. SEE ALSO: strobila, monozoic …   Medical dictionary

  • strobila — A chain of segments, less the scolex and unsegmented neck portion, of a tapeworm; in the monozoic tapeworms (subclass Cestodaria and some members of the subclass Cestoda), it may consist of a single proglottid. [G. stobile, a twist of lint] * * * …   Medical dictionary

  • dizoic — (ˈ)dī|zōik adjective Etymology: di + zoic : having two young used of a sporocyst containing two sporozoites * * * dizoic, a. Zool. (daɪˈzəʊɪk) [f. Gr. δι , di 2 + ζῷον animal + ic.] Producing two young; applied to a spore producing two… …   Useful english dictionary

  • monozoan — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷|zōən adjective Etymology: New Latin Monozoa + English an : of or relating to the Cestodaria * * * monoˈzoan, a. Zool. [Formed as next + an.] = monozoic 1. in Century Dict …   Useful english dictionary

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