Retepore
Retepore Re`te*pore, n. [L. rete a net + porus pore.] (Zo["o]l.) Any one of several species of bryozoans of the genus {Retepora}. They form delicate calcareous corals, usually composed of thin fenestrated fronds. [1913 Webster]

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  • retepore — /ree teuh pawr , pohr /, n. any bryozoan of the family Reteporidae which forms colonies that have a networklike structure. [ < NL Retepora name of genus; see RETE, PORE2] * * * …   Universalium

  • retepore — /ˈritəpɔ/ (say reetuhpaw) noun any bryozoan of the family Reteporidae, which forms colonies with a network like structure. {New Latin Rētepora, the typical genus, from Latin rēte net + pora (from Greek poros pore2) …   Australian English dictionary

  • retepore — /ree teuh pawr , pohr /, n. any bryozoan of the family Reteporidae which forms colonies that have a networklike structure. [ < NL Retepora name of genus; see RETE, PORE2] …   Useful english dictionary

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