holozoic


ho·lo·zo·ic

adjective \ˌhō-lə-ˈzō-ik, ˌhä-\

Definition of HOLOZOIC

:  characterized by food procurement after the manner of most animals by the ingestion of complex organic matter <holozoic nutrition>

First Known Use of HOLOZOIC

1885

ho·lo·zo·ic

adjective \ˌhō-lə-ˈzō-ik, ˌhäl-ə-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of HOLOZOIC

: characterized by food procurement after the manner of most animals by the ingestion of complex organic matter <holozoic nutrition> <holozoic herbivores and carnivores>—compare holophytic

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