Polyzoon
Polyzoon Pol`y*zo"["o]n, n.; pl. {Polyzoa}. [NL. See {Polyzoan}.] (Zo["o]l.) One of the individual zooids forming the compound organism of a polyzoan. [1913 Webster]

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  • polyzoon — noun /pɒliˈzəʊˌɒn/ A tiny animal that forms compound colonies. Syn: bryozoon See Also: polyzoa, polyzoan, polyzoarium, polyzoary, polyzoic …   Wiktionary

  • polyzoon — poly·zo·on …   English syllables

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  • Polyzoa — Polyzoon Pol y*zo [ o]n, n.; pl. {Polyzoa}. [NL. See {Polyzoan}.] (Zo[ o]l.) One of the individual zooids forming the compound organism of a polyzoan. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • polyzoan — 1. adjective Pertaining to polyzoa Syn: bryozoan, polyzoic 2. noun a) A polyzoon b) A member of a polyzoan colony …   Wiktionary

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  • Victorella pavida — Taxobox image caption = regnum = Animalia phylum = Bryozoa classis = Gymnolaemata ordo = Ctenostomatida familia = Victorellidae genus = Victorella species = V. pavida binomial = Victorella pavida binomial authority = Saville Kent, 1870Victorella… …   Wikipedia

  • polyzoary — noun /pɒliˈzəʊ.əri,pɒliˈzəʊ.əˌriːz,pɒliˈzəʊˌeəri.ə/ a) A colony of polyzoa b) The polypary of such a colony See Also: polyzoa, polyzoan, polyzoic, polyzoon …   Wiktionary

  • bryozoon — noun A polyzoon; a tiny animal that forms compound colonies. See Also: bryozoa, bryozoan …   Wiktionary

  • polyzoic — 1. adjective /pɒliˈzəʊ.ɪk/ a) Pertaining to polyzoa. b) Consisting of a colony of zooids or similar organisms Syn: polyzoan 2. noun /pɒliˈzəʊ.ɪk/ A …   Wiktionary

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