polyzoic definition

  • adjective:
    • creating or consisting of a colony of zooids.
    • Containing many sporozoites.
    • Pertaining to polyzoa.
    • comprising a colony of zooids or comparable organisms
  • noun:
    • A spore that produces lots of sporozoites.
  • others:
    • Filled with imaginary animals and other beings, as primitive religious conceptions; zoölatrous.
    • Getting The figures for the Polyzoa; existing in the form of a colony composed of many zoöids.
    • In Sporozoa, designating a spore that creates numerous falciform systems. Contrasted with monozoic, dizoic, etc.
    • In cestodes, obtaining the human body consisting of metamerically arranged areas each containing a set of generative body organs, as with Tænia. Compare monozoic.

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