epizoa

Definitions:

  • External parasites or ectoparasites which live upon the surface or in the skin of the host: the opposite of <internalXref urlencoded="Entozoa">Entozoa</internalXref>.
  • Specifically, an order of very singular low aberrant <em>Crustacea</em> degraded by parasitism, including the many grotesque forms commonly known as <em>fish-lice.</em>
  • [<em>lowercase</em>] Plural of <internalXref urlencoded="epizo%C3%B6n">epizoön</internalXref>.
  • Plural form of <xref>epizoon</xref>.
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