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Definition of the noun bryozoa
What does bryozoa mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: -
- marine or freshwater animals that form colonies of zooids
- lexical domain: Animals - nouns denoting animals
- synonyms of Bryozoa: phylum Bryozoa / polyzoa
- more generic word: phylum = the major taxonomic group of animals and plants
- member of: animal kingdom / Animalia / kingdom Animalia = taxonomic kingdom comprising all living or extinct animals
- moss animal / bryozoan / polyzoan / sea moss / sea mat = sessile aquatic animal forming mossy colonies of small polyps each having a curved or circular ridge bearing tentacles
- phylum Ectoprocta / Ectoprocta = coextensive with or a subphylum of Bryozoa
- phylum Entoprocta / Endoprocta / Entoprocta = sometimes considered a subphylum of Bryozoa
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Ten Million Aliens (2015)
A Journey Through the Entire Animal Kingdom by Simon Barnes
A lot of species form mats on hard surfaces and on seaweeds, and they look a little like moss; Bryozoa means moss animal in Greek. Serious taxonomists tend to prefer Ectoprocta, but the more ancient name has stuck for informal use ...
by Günter P. Wagner
Anatomy Bryozoa is a phylum of usually sedentary colonial marine invertebrates. Colony morphologies are diverse, typically encrusting or branching, many of them calcified. In all species, the majority or totality of the colony is composed of ...
by James L. Sumich, John Francis Morrissey
The Bryozoa is a major animal phylum, with 4000 freshwater and marine species. They are primarily members of shallow-water benthic communities, occupying the same general habitats as entoprocts. The ectoproct mouth is located within ...
Contributions from the Zoölogical Laboratory of the Museum of Comparative Zoölogy at Harvard College (1887)
By far the most satisfactory and complete account of the embryology of fresh- water Bryozoa is that of Korotneff, '89. The genera studied were Alcyonella and Cristatella. Since the development takes place inside of an ooecium, the use of the ...
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Mana ement Unit ecies: B ozoans General Description of the Taxon The Phylum Bryozoa is a taxonomically problematic group. While authorities have variously regarded them as including (Ehrenberg ) or excluding (Hyman ) the ...
by Hanneke J.G. Baretta-Bekker, Egbert K. Duursma, Bouwe R. Kuipers
Bryozoa (syn. Polyzoa or Ectoprocta, bryozoans or moss animals) phylum of the Lophophorata (→lophophore). Though they are not as familiar as other invertebrates, bryozoans constitute one of the most important phyla with some 4000 extant ...
Bryozoa (Fig. 11K– M) are small, sessile, colonial, filter-feeding animals. There are more than 65 freshwater species worldwide. Bryozoa of the class Phylactolaemata produce asexual buds called statoblasts. These consist of two ...
by Kirti Sharma
Bryozoa: Also known as Polyzoa, Ectoprocta or commonly as moss animals, Bryozoa are a phylum of aquatic invertebrate animals. They include two classes, ectoprocta and endoprocta. Bud: A young undeveloped condensed shoot. It consists ...
by Henry Gannett
Bryozoa, Paleozoic. E.O. Ulrich. (Geol. Sur. Illinois, vm, 283-688. 1890.) Descriptions of new species. Bryozoa ...
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Scrabble value of B3R1Y4O1Z10O1A1
The value of this 7-letter word is 21 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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