- (a.) Pertaining to, or resembling, an animal.
- (n.) An organic body or cell having locomotion, as a spermatic cell or spermatozooid.
- (n.) An animal in one of its inferior stages of development, as one of the intermediate forms in alternate generation.
- (n.) One of the individual animals in a composite group, as of Anthozoa, Hydroidea, and Bryozoa; -- sometimes restricted to those individuals in which the mouth and digestive organs are not developed.