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trophozoite

noun tro·pho·zo·ite \ˌtrō-fə-ˈzō-ˌīt\

Definition of TROPHOZOITE

:  a protozoan of a vegetative form as distinguished from one of a reproductive or resting form

Origin of TROPHOZOITE

troph- + zo- + 1-ite
First Known Use: circa 1909

trophozoite

noun tro·pho·zo·ite \ˌtrō-fə-ˈzō-ˌīt\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of TROPHOZOITE

:  a protozoan of a vegetative form as distinguished from one of a reproductive or resting form

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