Parazoan



[par-uh-zoh-uh n] /ˌpær əˈzoʊ ən/ Zoology

noun
1.
any member of a group of invertebrates comprising the phylum Porifera, the sponges.
adjective
2.
of or relating to a parazoan organism.
/ˌpærəˈzəʊən/
noun (pl) -zoa (-ˈzəʊə)
1.
any multicellular invertebrate of the group Parazoa, which consists of the sponges (phylum Porifera) Compare metazoan

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