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  • n. Plural form of entozoon.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n.pl. A group of worms, including the tapeworms, flukes, roundworms, etc., most of which live parasitically in the interior of other animals; the Helminthes.
  • n.pl. An artificial group, including all kinds of animals living parasitically in others.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In zoology: In Cuvier's system, the second class of Radiata, containing the intestinal worms, divided into two orders, Nematoidea and Parenchymata.
  • Now, a general name, of no classificatory significance, of internal parasites, such as intestinal worms: opposed to Ectozoa, the ectoparasites.
  • A genus of arachnids.
  • [lowercase] Plural of entozo├Ân.

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