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polyzoarium

[pol-ee-zoh-air-ee-uh m] /ˌpɒl i zoʊˈɛər i əm/
noun, plural polyzoaria
[pol-ee-zoh-air-ee-uh] /ˌpɒl i zoʊˈɛər i ə/ (Show IPA).
Zoology.
1.
a bryozoan colony, or its supporting skeleton.
Origin of polyzoarium
1875-1880
From New Latin, dating back to 1875-80; See origin at poly-, -zoa, -arium
Related forms
polyzoarial, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for polyzoarium

polyzoarium

/ˌpɒlɪzəʊˈɛərɪəm/
noun (pl) -ia (-ɪə)
1.
a colony of bryozoan animals or its supporting skeletal framework
Derived Forms
polyzoarial, adjective
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