Bryozoum
Bryozoum Bry`o*zo"um, n. [NL. See {Bryozoa}.] (Zo["o]l.) An individual zooid of a bryozoan coralline, of which there may be two or more kinds in a single colony. The zo[oe]cia usually have a wreath of tentacles around the mouth, and a well developed stomach and intestinal canal; but these parts are lacking in the other zooids ({Avicularia}, {O[oe]cia}, etc.). [1913 Webster] ||

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  • Avicularia — Bryozoum Bry o*zo um, n. [NL. See {Bryozoa}.] (Zo[ o]l.) An individual zooid of a bryozoan coralline, of which there may be two or more kinds in a single colony. The zo[oe]cia usually have a wreath of tentacles around the mouth, and a well… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ooecia — Bryozoum Bry o*zo um, n. [NL. See {Bryozoa}.] (Zo[ o]l.) An individual zooid of a bryozoan coralline, of which there may be two or more kinds in a single colony. The zo[oe]cia usually have a wreath of tentacles around the mouth, and a well… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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