saprozoic

adjective
sap·​ro·​zo·​ic | \ ˌsa-prə-ˈzō-ik How to pronounce saprozoic (audio) \

Definition of saprozoic

: saprophytic used of animals (such as protozoans)

First Known Use of saprozoic

circa 1920, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of saprozoic was circa 1920

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“Saprozoic.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/saprozoic. Accessed 22 November 2019.

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saprozoic

adjective
sap·​ro·​zo·​ic | \ ˌsap-rə-ˈzō-ik How to pronounce saprozoic (audio) \

Medical Definition of saprozoic

: saprophytic used of animals (as protozoans)

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