[ brahy-uh-zoh-uh ]
/ ˌbraɪ əˈzoʊ ə /
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a phylum of invertebrates comprising about 4000 marine and freshwater species of bryozoans.
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Words nearby Bryozoa
bryo-, bryology, bryony, bryophyllum, bryophyte, Bryozoa, bryozoan, Brython, Brythonic, Brześć nad Bugiem, BS
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This class of animals is also called Bryozoa, and certain species have the common names of sea-mats and corallines.The Sea-beach at Ebb-tide|Augusta Foote Arnold
Bryozoa, "moss-animals," from some forming cells having that appearance.Marvels of Pond-life|Henry J. Slack
The germs of bryozoa or of the fresh water sponges resist any amount of cold, but the full grown forms die at the first cold turn.
Bryozoa, a group of minute animals which form encrustations on seaweeds and stones, 46.The Biological Problem of To-day|Oscar Hertwig
More than 100 species of Polyzoa (Bryozoa) have been collected, among them are some highly interesting forms.