ectozoon

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n ectozoon any external parasitic organism (as fleas)
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Ectozoön (Zoöl) See Epizoön.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n ectozoon One of the Ectozoa; an ectozoan.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
NL., fr. Gr. 'ekto`s outside outside + zw^,on an animal