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  • English Word Zoonite Definition One of the segments of the body of an articulate animal.
  • English Word Zoonite Definition One of the theoretic transverse divisions of any segmented animal.
  • English Word Zoonomy Definition The laws of animal life, or the science which treats of the phenomena of animal life, their causes and relations.
  • English Word Zoonule Definition Same as Zoonite.
  • English Word Zoopathology Definition Animal pathology.
  • English Word Zoophaga Definition An artificial group comprising various carnivorous and insectivorous animals.
  • English Word Zoophagan Definition A animal that feeds on animal food.
  • English Word Zoophagous Definition Feeding on animals.
  • English Word Zoophilist Definition A lover of animals.
  • English Word Zoophily Definition Love of animals.
  • English Word Zoophite Definition A zoophyte.
  • English Word Zoophoric Definition Bearing or supporting the figure of an animal; as, a zoophoric column.
  • English Word Zoophorous Definition The part between the architrave and cornice; the frieze; -- so called from the figures of animals carved upon it.
  • English Word Zoophyta Definition An extensive artificial and heterogeneous group of animals, formerly adopted by many zoologists. It included the c/lenterates, echinoderms, sponges, Bryozoa, Protozoa, etc.
  • English Word Zoophyte Definition Any one of numerous species of invertebrate animals which more or less resemble plants in appearance, or mode of growth, as the corals, gorgonians, sea anemones, hydroids, bryozoans, sponges, etc., especially any of those that form compound colonies having a branched or treelike form, as many corals and hydroids.
  • English Word Zoophyte Definition Any one of the Zoophyta.
  • English Word Zoophytic Definition Alt. of Zoophytical
  • English Word Zoophytical Definition Of or pertaining to zoophytes.
  • English Word Zoophytoid Definition Pertaining to, or resembling, a zoophyte.
  • English Word Zoophytological Definition Of or pertaining to zoophytology; as, zoophytological observations.
  • English Word Zoophytology Definition The natural history zoophytes.
  • English Word Zoopraxiscope Definition An instrument similar to, or the same as, the, the phenakistoscope, by means of which pictures projected upon a screen are made to exhibit the natural movements of animals, and the like.
  • English Word Zoopsychology Definition Animal psychology.
  • English Word Zoosperm Definition One of the spermatic particles; spermatozoid.
  • English Word Zoosporangium Definition A spore, or conceptacle containing zoospores.
  • English Word Zoospore Definition A spore provided with one or more slender cilia, by the vibration of which it swims in the water. Zoospores are produced by many green, and by some olive-brown, algae. In certain species they are divided into the larger macrozoospores and the smaller microzoospores. Called also sporozoid, and swarmspore.
  • English Word Zoospore Definition See Swarmspore.
  • English Word Zoosporic Definition Of or pertaining to zoospores; of the nature of zoospores.
  • English Word Zootic Definition Containing the remains of organized bodies; -- said of rock or soil.
  • English Word Zootomical Definition Of or pertaining to zootomy.