Zoo-, Zo- Words: agrizoiatrist to spermatozoon,
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Words that include: zoo-, zo-, -zoic, -zoid, -zoite, -zoal,
-zonal, -zooid, -zoon, -zoa, -zoan
(Greek: animal; living being; life).
Someone who deals with wild animals.
A branch of medicine dealing with wild animals.
agrizoology, agrizoic, agrizoon:
The study of wild animals or a reference to wild animals.
An infection acquired by humans that is maintained in nature by animals.
Attracted more or less equally to humans and to some other kinds of animal host; said, for example, of certain kinds of mosquitoes.
Non living; without life.
The earliest geological period; the subdivision of the Precambrian era preceding the Archaeozoic.
The scientific study of inanimate nature.
Animals that attach themselves to hard substrates or algae in marine, brackish, and freshwater.
Defining a class of fauna composed of animals living a concealed or hidden life (those that live under stones, logs of wood, etc.); also, belonging to this class.
Living within a cell.
A hydroid modified for catching prey, long, with tentacles or short knobs, with or without a mouth.
A reference to animal skin.
A branch of medicine dealing with domestic animals.
Living within an animal.
Any spore, seed, or organism dispersed by being carried within an animal.
Any animal parasite inhabiting the intestines.
Internal animal parasites.
Living within the body or substance of another animal or plant.
A parasitic animal that lives within another animal.
Afflicting animals; disease restricted to a locality.
Living on or attached to the body of an animal.
The killing of external parasites.
Any spore, seed, or organism that is dispersed by being carried upon the body of an animal.
A parasitic animal that lives on the exterior of the body of another animal; an external parasite.
Common among animals. A disease affecting a large number of animals simultaneously, corresponding to epidemic in humans.
epizootiology, epizootology, epizootiologic, epizootiological:
The science concerned with the factors involved in the occurrence and spread of animal diseases.
A gonophore or reproductive individual of a hydrozoan colony; a zooid containing a gonad.
Obtaining the whole of its food after the manner of animals; engulfing solid good particles.
The theory that matter is endowed with life, or that life is merely a property of matter.
A multicellular animal.
A microscopic animal.
Pollinated by small animals.
The period of geological time from the end of the Mesozoic to the present.
Any individual developed from an egg.
A geologic era exending from the end of the Precambrian to the beginning of the Mesozoic, dating from about 600 to 230 million years ago.
The study of fossil animals and their evolution.
panzoon, panzootic, panzoic:
A pandemic (wide-spread, universal) disease of animals.
Any of the sponges.
The older Paleozoic faunal epoch, the age of primitive invertebrates.
protozoon (singular); protozoa (plural); protozoan:
A unicellular or non-cellular animal organism.
The branch of zoology dealing with protozoa.
An animal that lives on dead or decaying organic matter; a saprozoic organism.
An antherozoid; a free-swiming male gamete.
spermatozoon, spermatozoan, spermatozoa, spermatozoic:
A male reproductive cell, consisting usually of head, middle piece, and locomotory flagellum.