Definition of Bryozoan

1. Noun. Sessile aquatic animal forming mossy colonies of small polyps each having a curved or circular ridge bearing tentacles; attach to stones or seaweed and reproduce by budding.

Exact synonyms: Moss Animal, Polyzoan, Sea Mat, Sea Moss
Generic synonyms: Invertebrate
Group relationships: Bryozoa, Phylum Bryozoa, Polyzoa



Definition of Bryozoan

1. a. Of or pertaining to the Bryozoa.

Definition of Bryozoan

1. Adjective. (zoology) Pertaining to bryozoa. ¹

2. Noun. (zoology) A bryozoon. ¹

3. Noun. (zoology) A member of a bryozoan colony. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Bryozoan

1. a type of small aquatic animal [n -S]

Medical Definition of Bryozoan

1. Of or pertaining to the Bryozoa. One of the Bryozoa. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Bryozoan Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bryozoan

bryological
bryologies
bryologist
bryologists
bryology
bryonies
bryonin
bryony
bryophyllum
bryophyllums
bryophyte
bryophytes
bryophytic
bryostatin
bryozoa
bryozoan (current term)
bryozoans
bryozoon
bryozoum
brötchen
brötchens
buaki
buansuah
buansuahs
buat
buats
buaze
buazes
bub
buba

Literary usage of Bryozoan

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1. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History by American Museum of Natural History (1904)
"SPECIES OF LOWER CARBONIFEROUS bryozoan. By RP WHITFIELD. PLATE XI, PIGS. 2 AND 3. Among the many forms of bryozoans which characterize the Lower ..."

2. Maryland Geological Survey by Maryland Geological Survey (1913)
"The strata above the bryozoan subzone contain a fauna which differs in many respects ... West Virginia, and at Potomac Station, Maryland, above the bryozoan ..."

3. Reports by Missouri Bureau of Geology and Mines (1900)
"Now comes our analogue, the bryozoan archimedes, to illustrate that ... Returning now to the analogue—The stem of the bryozoan is a marvelous spiral, ..."

4. Text-book of the Embryology of Invertebrates by Eúgen Korschelt, Karl Heider, Edward Laurens Mark, William McMichael Woodworth, Matilda Bernard, Martin Fountain Woodward (1899)
"The comparison of the bryozoan larvae to the ... The forms of bryozoan larvae in which the larval intestine is retained will be treated first, ..."

5. Bulletin by Geological Survey (U.S.) (1906)
"bryozoan FAUNA OF THE ROCHESTER SHALE. Unless otherwise designated, the photographs illustrating this paper were made in the laboratory of the United ..."

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