[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.


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