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holozoic

Pronunciation: hol'o-zo'ik

Definition: Animallike in mode of obtaining nourishment, lacking photosynthetic capacity; denoting certain protozoans, in contradistinction to others that are holophytic.

[holo- + G. zoon, animal]

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