Eumetazoa

plural noun
Eu·​metazoa | \ (¦)yü+\

Definition of Eumetazoa

in some classifications
: a major division of the animal kingdom comprising all multicellular forms except the sponges — compare parazoa

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Other Words from Eumetazoa

eumetazoan \ "+ \ adjective or noun

History and Etymology for Eumetazoa

New Latin, from eu- + Metazoa

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