phylum Bryozoa

noun
marine or freshwater animals that form colonies of zooids
Syn: ↑Bryozoa, ↑polyzoa
Hypernyms: ↑phylum
Member Holonyms: ↑Animalia, ↑kingdom Animalia, ↑animal kingdom
Member Meronyms:

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  • phylum Entoprocta — noun sometimes considered a subphylum of Bryozoa • Syn: ↑Entoprocta, ↑Endoprocta • Hypernyms: ↑phylum • Member Holonyms: ↑Bryozoa, ↑phylum Bryozoa, ↑polyzoa …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Bryozoa — /bruy euh zoh euh/, n. a phylum of invertebrates comprising about 4000 marine and freshwater species of bryozoans. Cf. Ectoprocta, Entoprocta. [1840 50; < NL; see BRYO , ZOA] * * * …   Universalium

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  • bryozoan — n. & adj. n. any aquatic invertebrate animal of the phylum Bryozoa, forming colonies attached to rocks, seaweeds, etc. Also called POLYZOAN. adj. of or relating to the phylum Bryozoa. Derivatives: bryozoology n. Etymology: Gk bruon moss + zoia… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Taxonomy of commonly fossilised invertebrates — Although the phylogenetic classification of sub vertebrate animals (both extinct and extant) remains a work in progress, the following taxonomy attempts to be useful by combining both traditional (old) and new (21st century) paleozoological… …   Wikipedia

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