Polypidom
Polypidom Po*lyp"i*dom, n. [Polypus + L. domus house.] (Zo["o]l.) A coral, or corallum; also, one of the coral-like structure made by bryozoans and hydroids. [1913 Webster]

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  • polypidom — see polypary …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • polypidom — po·lypi·dom …   English syllables

  • polypidom — pəˈlipədəm, ˌdäm noun ( s) Etymology: polyp + i + Greek domos house more at timber archaic : polypary …   Useful english dictionary

  • polypier — noun a) A polypidom b) The individual attachment of a polyp to a polypidom …   Wiktionary

  • Polyparies — Polypary Pol y*pa*ry, n.; pl. {Polyparies}. [See {Polyp}.] (Zo[ o]l.) Same as {Polypidom}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Polypary — Pol y*pa*ry, n.; pl. {Polyparies}. [See {Polyp}.] (Zo[ o]l.) Same as {Polypidom}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Polypier — Po ly pier , n. [F.] A polypidom. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • polypary — n.; pl. ies [Gr. polys, many; pario, to beget] (CNIDARIA: Hydrozoa) Structure/tissues in which the polyps of corals and other compound forms are embedded; polypidom; polyparium …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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