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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 zo·oid /ˈzoˌɔɪd/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 zo·oid /ˈzoˌɔɪd/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Zo·oid a.  Biol. Pertaining to, or resembling, an animal.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Zo·oid, n.
 1. Biol. An organic body or cell having locomotion, as a spermatic cell or spermatozooid.
 2. Zool. (a) An animal in one of its inferior stages of development, as one of the intermediate forms in alternate generation.  (b) 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.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : one of the distinct individuals forming a colonial animal
          such as a bryozoan or hydrozoan