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ectoproct

[ek-tuh-prokt]
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noun
  1. bryozoan; formerly, one of two broad types of bryozoan.
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Origin of ectoproct

see origin at Ectoprocta
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British Dictionary definitions for ectoproct

ectoproct

noun, adjective
  1. another word for bryozoan
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Word Origin

from ecto- + -proct, from Greek prōktos rectum
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