(En`to*plas"tic) a. [Ento- + Gr. to mold.] (Biol.) Pertaining to, or composed of, entoplasm; as, the entoplastic products of some Protozoa, or the entoplastic modification of the cell protoplasm, by which a nucleus is produced.

(En`to*plas"tron) n.; pl. Entoplastra [Ento- + plastron.] (Anat.) The median plate of the plastron of turtles; — called also entosternum.

(||En`to*proc"ta) n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. within + the anus.] (Zoöl.) A group of Bryozoa in which the anus is within the circle of tentacles. See Pedicellina.

(Ent*op"tic) a. [Ent- + optic.] (Physiol.) Relating to objects situated within the eye; esp., relating to the perception of objects in one's own eye.

(Ent*or"gan*ism) n. [Ent- + organism.] (Biol.) An internal parasitic organism.

(En*tor`ti*la"tion) n. [F. entortiller to twist; pref. en- (L. in) + tortiller to twist.] A turning into a circle; round figures. [Obs.] Donne.

(||En`to*ster"num) n.; pl. Entosterna [NL. See Ento-, and Sternum.] (Anat.) See Entoplastron. - - En`to*ster"nal a.

(En*tos"tho*blast) n. [Gr. 'e`ntosthe from within + -blast.] (Biol.) The granule within the nucleolus or entoblast of a nucleated cell. Agassiz.

(En`to*tho"rax) n. [Ento- + thorax.] (Zoöl.) See Endothorax.

(Ent*ot"ic) a. [Ent- + Gr. the ear.] (Anat.) Pertaining to the interior of the ear.

(||En`to*zo"a) n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. within + an animal.] (Zoöl.)

1. A group of worms, including the tapeworms, flukes, roundworms, etc., most of which live parasitically in the interior of other animals; the Helminthes.

2. An artificial group, including all kinds of animals living parasitically in others.

(En`to*zo"al En`to*zo"ic) a. (Zoöl.) Pertaining to, or consisting of, the Entozoa.

(En`to*zo*öl"o*gist) n. [Entozoön + -logy + -ist.] One versed in the science of the Entozoa.

(||En`to*zo"ön) n.; pl. Entozoa [NL. See Entozoa.] (Zoöl.) One of the Entozoa.

(||En`tr'acte") n. [F. Cf. Interact.]

1. The interval of time which occurs between the performance of any two acts of a drama.

2. A dance, piece of music, or interlude, performed between two acts of a drama.

(En*trail") v. t. [Pref. en- + OF. treiller to grate, lattice, F. treille vine, arbor. See Trellis.] To interweave; to intertwine. [Obs.] Spenser.

(En*trail"), n. Entanglement; fold. [Obs.] Spenser.

(En"trails) n. pl. [F. entrailles, LL. intralia, intranea, fr. interaneum, pl. interanea, intestine, interaneus inward, interior, fr. inter between, among, within. See Internal.]

1. The internal parts of animal bodies; the bowels; the guts; viscera; intestines.

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