belonging or pertaining to the Bryozoa.
Also called moss animal. any sessile marine or freshwater animal of the phylum Bryozoa, forming branching, encrusting, or gelatinous mosslike colonies of many small polyps, each having a circular or horseshoe-shaped ridge bearing ciliated tentacles, occurring on algae or on shaded objects.
any aquatic invertebrate animal of the phylum Bryozoa, forming colonies of polyps each having a ciliated feeding organ (lophophore) Popular name sea mat
of, relating to, or belonging to the Bryozoa
Any of various small aquatic invertebrate animals of the phylum Bryozoa that are capable of forming vast mosslike or branching colonies attached to seaweed or hard surfaces. Bryozoans reproduce by budding and feed on minute particles of plankton that they capture with tentacles. They are probably related to the phoronids and are the only animal phylum that does not appear in the fossil record until the early Ordovician Period.
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a member of the Brythonic-speaking Celts. a Briton. Historical Examples Welsh Folk-Lore Elias Owen noun a Celt who speaks a Brythonic language Compare Goidel
of or belonging to P-Celtic. P-Celtic, especially that part either spoken in Britain, as Welsh and Cornish, or descended from the P-Celtic speech of Britain, as Breton. Historical Examples Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 5 Various The Christian Church in These Islands before the Coming of Augustine George Forrest Browne The Religion of […]
Polish name of Brest Litovsk. noun the Polish name for Brest (sense 2)