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Noun: metazoan (metazoa,metazoans)  ,me-tu'zow-un
  1. Any animal of the subkingdom Metazoa; all animals except protozoans and sponges

Derived forms: metazoa, metazoans

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

Part of: Metazoa, subkingdom Metazoa

Encyclopedia: Metazoan