plural noun Para·zoa \ˌparəˈzōə\

Definition of Parazoa

  1. :  a group of invertebrate animals coextensive with Porifera and comprising multicellular forms that are essentially comparable to a gastrula in organization — compare metazoa, protozoa

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Origin and Etymology of parazoa

New Latin, from 1para- + -zoa

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