entozoan

Definitions of entozoan
1

n any of various parasites that live in the internal organs of animals (especially intestinal worms)

Synonyms:
endoparasite, endozoan, entoparasite, entozoon
Type of:
parasite
an animal or plant that lives in or on a host (another animal or plant); it obtains nourishment from the host without benefiting or killing the host

adj living within a living animal usually as a parasite

Synonyms:
endozoic, entozoic
Antonyms:
epizoic
living or growing on the exterior surface of an animal usually as a parasite

adj of or relating to entozoa

Synonyms:
endozoan

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