any protozoan that lacks photosynthetic pigment and feeds on organic matter: often parasitic.
produced or caused by animals. pertaining or related to animal development or evolution. zoogenic zo·o·gen·ic (zō’ə-jěn’ĭk) or zo·og·e·nous (zō-ŏj’ə-nəs) adj. Originating in or produced by animals.
the science dealing with the geographical distribution of animals. the study of the causes, effects, and other relations involved in such distributions. Historical Examples Additional remarks on the distribution of this species are in the section on zoogeography and Speciation. Systematics of Megachiropteran Bats in the Solomon Islands Carleton J. Phillips Subprovince, sub′prov-ins, n. a […]
. zoografting zo·o·graft·ing (zō’ə-grāf’tĭng) n. See zooplasty.