the tendency to be emotionally attached to animals
Botany. adapted to pollination by animals, especially those other than insects. having an affinity for animals. adjective (of plants) pollinated by animals of, characterized by, or relating to zoophilism
any of various invertebrate animals resembling a plant, as a coral or a sea anemone. Historical Examples The sermon was not exactly “Greek” to them, but it was all “zoophyte.” Prisoner for Blasphemy G. W. [George William] Foote They consist of a cluster of rocks, formed by the zoophyte, or coral worm. Frank Mildmay Captain […]
the transplantation of living tissue to the human body from an animal of another species. noun the surgical transplantation to man of animal tissues zooplasty zo·o·plas·ty (zō’ə-plās’tē) n. Surgical transfer of tissue from an animal to a human. Also called zoografting.