Zooecium

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Zooecium zō-ē′si-um one of the cells forming the investment of polyzoans
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr. zōon, an animal, oikia, a house.

Usage

In literature:

The shape and structure of the zooecium differs greatly in different groups of polyzoa.
"Freshwater Sponges, Hydroids & Polyzoa" by Nelson Annandale
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