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zooid

zo·oid

zooid

 
pronunciation:
zo oId
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: any animal organism that can exist or move independently of the parent organism, esp. one produced by other than sexual means.
definition 2: any of the individual, usu. microscopic animals forming an aggregate or colony, as of corals.
 
part of speech: adjective
definition: of, like, or pertaining to the nature of an animal.
derivation: zooidal (adj.)
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