See also: bryozoa

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Bryozoa colony

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek βρύον ‎(brúon, moss) + ζῷα ‎(zōîa), plural of ζῷον ‎(zōîon, animal)

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  • (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.

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