ectozoon etymology

English word ectozoon comes from English ecto- (Outside.), English zoon

Detailed word origin of ectozoon

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
ecto- English (eng) Outside.
zoon English (eng) (biology) An animal which is the sole product of a single egg.. (biology) Any one of the perfectly developed individuals of a compound animal.
ectozoon English (eng) (zoology) An epizoon.

Words with the same origin as ectozoon

Descendants of ecto-
ectethmoid ectoblast ectobronchium ectocervical ectocervix ectocornea ectocranial ectoenzyme ectogenesis ectogenous ectokinase ectomesocuneiform ectonucleoside ectonucleotide ectoperitrophic ectophosphodiesterase ectophytic ectoplacental ectoplast ectostylid ectosylvian ectosymbiont ectosymbiotic ectotherm