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Noun: Bryozoa  ,brI-u'zow-u
  1. Marine or freshwater animals that form colonies of zooids
    - phylum Bryozoa, polyzoa
Noun: bryozoan (bryozoa)  ,brI-u'zow-un
  1. Sessile aquatic animal forming mossy colonies of small polyps each having a curved or circular ridge bearing tentacles; attach to stones or seaweed and reproduce by budding
    - polyzoan, sea mat, sea moss, moss animal

Type of: invertebrate, phylum

Part of: animal kingdom, Animalia, kingdom Animalia

Encyclopedia: Bryozoa