[met-uh-zoh-uh] /ˌmɛt əˈzoʊ ə/
a zoological group comprising the multicellular animals.
any multicellular animal of the group Metazoa: includes all animals except sponges
of, relating to, or belonging to the Metazoa
Metazoa Met·a·zo·a (mět’ə-zō’ə)
A subdivision of the animal kingdom that includes all multicellular animal organisms having cells that are differentiated and form tissues and organs.
met’a·zo’an adj. & n.
metazoonosis met·a·zo·on·o·sis (mět’ə-zō-ŏn’ə-sĭs, -zō’ə-nō’-) n. A zoonosis that requires both a vertebrate and an invertebrate host for completion of the life cycle of the infective organism.
[mech-ni-kawf, -kof; Russian myech-nyi-kuh f] /ˌmɛtʃ nɪˈkɔf, -ˌkɒf; Russian ˈmyɛtʃ nyɪ kəf/ noun 1. Élie [French ey-lee] /French eɪˈli/ (Show IPA), (Ilya Ilyich Mechnikov) 1845–1916, Russian zoologist and bacteriologist in France: Nobel Prize in medicine 1908. /French mɛtʃnikɔf; Russian ˈmjetʃnikəf/ noun 1. Élie (eli). 1845–1916, Russian bacteriologist in France. He formulated the theory of phagocytosis […]
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[meet] /mit/ verb (used with object), meted, meting. 1. to distribute or apportion by measure; allot; dole (usually followed by out): to mete out punishment. 2. Archaic. to measure. [meet] /mit/ noun 1. a limiting mark. 2. a limit or boundary. 1. metallurgical engineer. /miːt/ verb (transitive) 1. (usually foll by out) (formal) to distribute […]