kenozooid
n. [Gr. kenos, empty; zoon, animal; eidos, like]
(BRYOZOA)
1. In Stenolaemata, a polymorph without a lophophore, gut, muscles, and orifice.
2. In Gymnolaemata, a polymorph without an orificial wall or equivalent, lophophore, alimentary canal, and usually muscles.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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