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Entozoa

Pronunciation: en'to-zo'a

Definition: A nontaxonomic name for the branch of the kingdom Animalia, the members of which possess a digestive cavity or tract; includes all vertebrates and higher invertebrate forms.

[ento- + G. zoon, animal]

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