Podostomata
Pterobranchia Pter`o*bran"chi*a, n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. ? a wing + ? ?.] (Zo["o]l.) An order of marine Bryozoa, having a bilobed lophophore and an axial cord. The genus {Rhabdopleura} is the type. Called also {{Podostomata}}. See {Rhabdopleura}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Podostomata — Pod o*stom a*ta, n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. poy s, podo s, foot + ?, ?, mouth.] (Zo[ o]l.) An order of Bryozoa of which Rhabdopleura is the type. See {Rhabdopleura}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pterobranchia — Pter o*bran chi*a, n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. ? a wing + ? ?.] (Zo[ o]l.) An order of marine Bryozoa, having a bilobed lophophore and an axial cord. The genus {Rhabdopleura} is the type. Called also {{Podostomata}}. See {Rhabdopleura}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Rhabdopleura — Rhab do*pleu ra, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ra bdos a rod + ???? the side.] (Zo[ o]l.) A genus of marine Bryozoa in which the tubular cells have a centralchitinous axis and the tentacles are borne on a bilobed lophophore. It is the type of the order… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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