ectoproct

[ek-tuh-prokt]

noun

bryozoan; formerly, one of two broad types of bryozoan.

Nearby words

  1. ectopic pregnancy,
  2. ectopic schistosomiasis,
  3. ectopic tachycardia,
  4. ectopic testis,
  5. ectoplasm,
  6. ectoprocta,
  7. ectopy,
  8. ectosarc,
  9. ectosteal,
  10. ectostosis

Compare entoproct.

Origin of ectoproct

see origin at Ectoprocta

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British Dictionary definitions for ectoproct

ectoproct

noun, adjective

another word for bryozoan

Word Origin for ectoproct

from ecto- + -proct, from Greek prōktos rectum

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