belonging or pertaining to the phylum Molluscoidea, in certain classifications comprising the bryozoans and brachiopods.
- molluscum contagiosum,
Origin of molluscoid
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of, relating to, or belonging to the Molluscoidea, a former phylum including the brachiopods and bryozoans now classified separately
Word Origin for molluscoid
C19: via New Latin from Latin molluscus soft
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