Definition of monozoic in English:

monozoic

adjective

Zoology
  • 1Of an oocyst or sporocyst of a coccidian: developing into a single sporozoite without division.

  • 2Of a tapeworm: not divided into proglottids, not segmented.

Origin

Late 19th century (in an earlier sense). From mono- + -zoic. Compare scientific Latin Monozoa, former order and subclass name, French monozoïque, Portuguese monozóico.

Pronunciation

monozoic

/ˌmɒnə(ʊ)ˈzəʊɪk/