Definition of Entozoan

1. Noun. Any of various parasites that live in the internal organs of animals (especially intestinal worms).

Exact synonyms: Endoparasite, Endozoan, Entoparasite, Entozoon
Generic synonyms: Parasite
Derivative terms: Endoparasitic, Endozoan



2. Adjective. Of or relating to entozoa.
Exact synonyms: Endozoan
Partainyms: Endozoan, Entozoon
Derivative terms: Endozoan, Entozoon

3. Adjective. Living within a living animal usually as a parasite. "Entozoic worms"
Exact synonyms: Endozoic, Entozoic
Derivative terms: Entozoon
Antonyms: Epizoic

Definition of Entozoan

1. an entozoic parasite [n -ZOANS or -ZOA]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Entozoan

entorhinal area
entorhinal cortex
entorhinal cortexes
entorhinal cortices
entosarc
entosterna
entosternum
entosthoblast
entosthoblasts
entothorax
entotic
entourage
entourages
entozoa
entozoal
entozoan (current term)
entozoans
entozoic
entozoologist
entozoologists
entozoon
entozoons
entr'acte
entr'd
entrada
entrail
entrailed
entrailing
entrails
entrain

Literary usage of Entozoan

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1. The Canadian Entomologist by Entomological Society of Canada (1951- ), Entomological Society of Ontario (1899)
"an entozoan. Some of these were sent to St. Louis for identification, ... For several reasons this entozoan found in the enteric canal of this boy seemed to ..."

2. The Annals and Magazine of Natural History by Taylor and Francis, William Jardine (1853)
"Though not represented in this series of figures, the system of the nutritional fluids in these entozoan and ..."

3. Guide to the Study of Insects, and a Treatise on Those Injurious and by Alpheus Spring Packard (1870)
"Another entozoan is Mer- mis albicans of Siebold, which is a very slender whitish worm much like Gordius, and about five inches long. ..."

4. Guide to the Study of Insects and a Treatise on Those Injurious and by Alpheus Spring Packard (1878)
"Another entozoan is JV/fv- ""* albicans of Siebold, which is a very slender whitish worm t>ff£b like Gordius, and about five inches long. ..."

5. Transactions of the Annual Meeting by Ohio State Medical Society (1894)
"It is widely known that the dog harbors several dangerous entozoan parasites, the first host of which is the sheep ; that there are others, the first host ..."

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