microzooid

noun
mi·​cro·​zooid

Definition of microzooid

: a minute free-swimming individual supposed to be budded from the megazooid of various higher ciliates

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History and Etymology for microzooid

micr- + zooid

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“Microzooid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/microzooid. Accessed 17 Oct. 2021.

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