Bryozoa

See also: bryozoa

TranslingualEdit

a small colony of Brozoa

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek βρύον (bruon, moss) + ζῷα (zōa), plural of ζῷον (zōon, animal)

PronunciationEdit

  • (English, UK) IPA(key): /ˌbɹɑɪ.əˈzəʊ.ə/

Proper nounEdit

Bryozoa

  1. A taxonomic phylum within the superphylum Protostomia — the polyzoa or moss animals, small aquatic invertebrates filter-feeding animals, almost all of which are colonial, both the individuals and the colonies taking many forms.

HypernymsEdit

HyponymsEdit

  • (phylum): Gymnolaemata, Phylactolaemata, Stenolaemata - classes

External linksEdit

Last modified on 30 September 2013, at 19:36