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  • n. Alternative form of zoöcytium.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The common support, often branched, of certain species of social Infusoria.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The common gelatinous matrix or support of certain compound or colonial infusorians, composed of a substance secreted by and containing the individual animalcules; an infusorial syncytium; a zoöthecium. Compare zoödendrium. See cut under Epistylis.


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