from The Century Dictionary.
- A division of the Polyzoa established by Nitsche, characterized by having the anus outside of the circlet of tentacles: opposed to Endoprocta. See the extract.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun plural (Zoöl.) An order of Bryozoa in which the anus lies outside the circle of tentacles.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun coextensive with or a subphylum of Bryozoa
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Nephrops norvegicus, has found a home with Entoprocta and Ectoprocta.