from The Century Dictionary.
- noun Same as
- noun The ectocyst, or outer chitinous or calcified cell, in which a polypide of the Polyzoa is lodged, and into which a polypide can be retracted after protrusion; one of the cells of the cœnœcium, containing a polypide.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Zoöl.) One of the cells or tubes which inclose the feeling zooids of Bryozoa. See
Illust.of sea moss.
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- noun zoology One of the cells or tubes which enclose the feeling
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New Latin, from Ancient Greek (zoos, "animal") + (oikos, "house")
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