bryozoan

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From Bryozoa +‎ -an.

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bryozoan (plural bryozoans)

  1. (zoology) A bryozoon; a member of a bryozoan colony. [from 19th c.]
    • 1991, Martha Holmes, Sea Trek, BBC Books, p. 79:
      The blanket of bryozoans also blocks out some of the light needed by the blade for photosynthesis.

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bryozoan (not comparable)

  1. (zoology) Pertaining to bryozoa. [from 19th c.]

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