noun, plural en·to·zo·a [en-tuh–zoh–uh] /ˌɛn təˈzoʊ ə/.
- any animal parasite, as an intestinal worm, that lives within the body of its host (opposed to ectozoon).
noun plural -zoa (-ˈzəʊə)
- any animal, such as a tapeworm, that lives within another animal, usually as a parasite
n. pl. en•to•zo•a (-zō′ə)
- An animal parasite, such as a tapeworm or liver fluke, inhabiting any of the internal organs or tissues.