epizoic

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epizoic

[¦ep·ə¦zō·ik]
(biology)
Living on the body of an animal.
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Distribution of barnacle epizoites of the crab Portunus pelagicus in the Moreton Bay region, eastern Australia.
Morphometry, respiration, diet and epizoites of Ovalipes stephensoni Williams, 1976 (Decapoda, Brachyura).