trophozoite

noun tro·pho·zo·ite \ ˌtrō-fə-ˈzō-ˌīt \

Definition of trophozoite

: a protozoan of a vegetative form as distinguished from one of a reproductive or resting form

Origin and Etymology of trophozoite

troph- + zo- + 1-ite


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trophozoite

noun tro·pho·zo·ite \ ˌtrō-fə-ˈzō-ˌīt \

medical Definition of trophozoite

: a protozoan of a vegetative form as distinguished from one of a reproductive or resting form

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