Arthrozoa

plural noun Ar·thro·zoa

Definition of Arthrozoa

  1. :  a primary division of Invertebrata in which the Arthropoda and certain worms were formerly grouped

arthrozoan

adjective or noun

arthrozoic

\-¦zōik\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of arthrozoa

New Latin, from arthr- + -zoa


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