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Noun: Metazoa  ,me-tu'zow-u
  1. Multicellular animals having cells differentiated into tissues and organs and usually a digestive cavity and nervous system
    - subkingdom Metazoa
Noun: metazoan (metazoa,metazoans)  ,me-tu'zow-un
  1. Any animal of the subkingdom Metazoa; all animals except protozoans and sponges

Type of: animal, animate being, beast, brute, creature, fauna, subkingdom

Part of: animal kingdom, Animalia, kingdom Animalia

Encyclopedia: Metazoa