Deuterozooid

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Deuterozooid (Zoöl) One of the secondary, and usually sexual, zooids produced by budding or fission from the primary zooids, in animals having alternate generations. In the tapeworms, the joints are deuterozooids.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n deuterozooid A secondary zoöid; a zoöid produced by gemmation from a zoöid; a proglottis.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gr. second + E. zooid,