allozooid

noun

al·​lo·​zo·​oid
ˌalə¦zōˌȯid
plural -s
: a zooid differing from its parent
opposed to isozooid

Word History

Etymology

all- + zooid

First Known Use

1857, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of allozooid was in 1857

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“Allozooid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/allozooid. Accessed 13 Jul. 2024.

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