Polypide
Polypide Pol"y*pide, n. (Zo["o]l.) One of the ordinary zooids of the Bryozoa. [Spellt also {polypid}.] [1913 Webster]

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  • polypide — [päl′ip īd΄, päl′ipid] n. 〚 POLYP + ide (var. of ID)〛 ZOOID (n. 2) * * * …   Universalium

  • polypide — [päl′ip īd΄, päl′ipid] n. [ POLYP + ide (var. of ID)] ZOOID (n. 2) …   English World dictionary

  • Polypide — The polypide in bryozoans encompasses most of the organs and tissues of each individual zooid. This includes the tentacles, tentacle sheath, U shaped digestive tract, musculature and nerve cells. It is housed in the zooidal skeleton, which in… …   Wikipedia

  • polypide — noun Etymology: polyp + Greek idēs, patronymic suffix Date: 1850 one of the individual zooids of a bryozoan colony …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • polypide — n. [Gr. polys, many; pous, foot] (BRYOZOA) The living portions of the zooid …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • polypide — noun The internal contents of a bryozoan; includes the digestive and muscular systems …   Wiktionary

  • polypide — pol·yp·ide …   English syllables

  • polypide — ˈpäləˌpīd noun ( s) Etymology: polyp + ide (alteration of id) : one of the individual zooids of a bryozoan colony : polyp …   Useful english dictionary

  • polypid — Polypide Pol y*pide, n. (Zo[ o]l.) One of the ordinary zooids of the Bryozoa. [Spellt also {polypid}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • POLYZOAIRES — Microscopiques, aquatiques, doués d’un grand pouvoir de bourgeonnement, les Polyzoaires, ou Bryozoaires, forment des colonies, ou zoarium , qui sont composées de nombreuses unités distinctes, ou zoécies, d’où l’appellation de Polyzoaires… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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