Definition of Endozoic

1. Adjective. Living within a living animal usually as a parasite. "Entozoic worms"

Exact synonyms: Entozoan, Entozoic
Derivative terms: Entozoan, Entozoon
Antonyms: Epizoic



Definition of Endozoic

1. involving passage through an animal [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Endozoic

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endozoan
endozoic (current term)
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endozoon
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Literary usage of Endozoic

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1. Journal of Botany, British and Foreign (1900)
"Thallus microscopic, endozoic, filamentous, procumbent, creeping in the substance of Flustra foliacea, composed of violet or rosy purple cells arranged in a ..."

2. A Glossary of Botanic Terms, with Their Derivation and Accent by Benjamin Daydon Jackson (1905)
"... an animal), growing within animals, endozoic. En'velope, surrounding parts, the Flo'ral Envelopes are the perianth or its analogues ; ~ Appara'tus, ..."

3. A Treatise on Zoology by Edwin Ray Lankester (1903)
"... as arranged in five categories,—the free-swimming habit, the creeping or crawling habit, the stalked fixed habit, the epizoic habit, the endozoic habit. ..."

4. A Text-book of Mycology and Plant Pathology by John William Harshberger (1917)
"The fungi of this order are essentially parasitic, being found in this condition as endophytic parasites, or as endozoic parasites on fishes and insects and ..."

5. Saint Louis Medical and Surgical Journal (1896)
"They may change from epiphytic or epizoic to endophytic or endozoic. 2. They may change from aerobic to anaerobic. 3. They may change from indol to ..."

6. Elements of General Radio-therapy for Practitioners by Leopold Freund (1904)
"... as well as for the flourishing of many endo- phytic (living in the body of plants) and endozoic (living in the body of animals) living parasites. ..."

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