noun, plural ep·i·zo·a [ep-uhzohuh] /ˌɛp əˈzoʊ ə/. Biology.

  1. an external parasite or commensal on the body of an animal; ectozoon.


  1. an organism that lives on an animal but is not parasitic on it

noun plural -zoa (-ˈzəʊə)

  1. an animal, such as a parasite, that lives on the body of another animal

n. pl. ep•i•zo•a (-zōə)

  1. An epizoic organism.

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