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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Entozoa  \En`to*zo"a\,  n.  pl  [NL.,  fr  Gr  ?  within  +  ?  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. 
 
  2.  An  artificial  group  including  all  kinds  of  animals  living 
  parasitically  in  others 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Entozoon  \En`to*zo"["o]n\,  n.;  pl  {Entozoa}.  [NL.  See 
  {Entozoa}.]  (Zo["o]l.) 
  One  of  the  Entozoa. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  entozoa 
  n  :  any  of  various  parasites  that  live  in  the  internal  organs  of 
  animals  (especially  intestinal  worms)  [syn:  {endoparasite}, 
  {entoparasite},  {entozoan},  {entozoon},  {endozoan},  {endozoa}] 




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