holozoic

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adjective ho·lo·zo·ic \ˌhō-lə-ˈzō-ik, ˌhä-\

Definition of holozoic

  1. :  characterized by food procurement after the manner of most animals by the ingestion of complex organic matter <holozoic nutrition>

1885

First Known Use of holozoic

1885


Medical Dictionary

holozoic

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adjective ho·lo·zo·ic \ˌhō-lə-ˈzō-ik, ˌhäl-ə-\

Medical Definition of holozoic

  1. :  characterized by food procurement after the manner of most animals by the ingestion of complex organic matter <holozoic nutrition> <holozoic herbivores and carnivores>—compare holophytic


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