retepore

[ ree-tuh-pawr, -pohr ]
/ ˈri təˌpɔr, -ˌpoʊr /
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noun

any bryozoan of the family Reteporidae which forms colonies that have a networklike structure.

Nearby words

  1. retention vomiting,
  2. retentionist,
  3. retentive,
  4. retentively,
  5. retentivity,
  6. retest,
  7. rethink,
  8. rethondes,
  9. rethought,
  10. retia

Origin of retepore

< New Latin Retepora name of genus; see rete, pore2

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