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metazoan

met·a·zo·an

metazoan

 
pronunciation:
me t zo n
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
part of speech: noun
definition: any of the animals whose bodies are composed of differentiated cells. (Cf. protozoan.)
 
part of speech: adjective
definition: of or relating to the metazoans. (Cf. protozoan.)
derivations: metazoal (adj.), metazoic (adj.)