epizoic

adjective
epi·​zo·​ic | \ ˌe-pə-ˈzō-ik How to pronounce epizoic (audio) \

Definition of epizoic

: living upon the body of an animal an epizoic plant

Other Words from epizoic

epizoite \ ˌe-​pə-​ˈzō-​ˌīt How to pronounce epizoic (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of epizoic

circa 1857, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for epizoic

epi- + -zoic entry 1

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The first known use of epizoic was circa 1857

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“Epizoic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/epizoic. Accessed 23 Apr. 2021.

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epizoic

adjective
epi·​zo·​ic | \ ˌep-ə-ˈzō-ik How to pronounce epizoic (audio) \

Medical Definition of epizoic

: dwelling upon the body of an animal

Other Words from epizoic

epizoism \ -​ˌiz-​əm How to pronounce epizoic (audio) \ noun
epizoite \ -​ˌīt How to pronounce epizoic (audio) \ noun

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