Definition of epizoon in English:

epizoon

Line breaks: epi|zoon
Pronunciation: /ˌɛpɪˈzəʊɒn
 
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noun (plural epizoa /-ˈzəʊə/)

Zoology
An animal that lives on the body of another animal, especially as a parasite.

Origin

mid 19th century: from epi- 'upon' + Greek zōion 'animal'.

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