zoarium

[ zoh-air-ee-uh m ]
/ zoʊˈɛər i əm /

noun, plural zo·ar·i·a, zo·ar·i·ums. Biology.

a collection of distinct, individual zooids that make up a compound or colonial organism.
the supporting structure for a polyp colony; polyzoarium.

Nearby words

  1. zoacanthosis,
  2. zoaea,
  3. zoan,
  4. zoanthropy,
  5. zoar,
  6. zocor,
  7. zod.,
  8. zodiac,
  9. zodiacal,
  10. zodiacal constellation

Related formszo·ar·i·al, adjective

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