Definition of epizoon in English:

epizoon

noun

Zoology
  • An animal that lives on the body of another animal, especially as a parasite.

Origin

Mid 19th century: from epi- ‘upon’ + Greek zōion ‘animal’.

Pronunciation

epizoon

/ˌɛpəˈzoʊɑn//ˌepəˈzōän/