noun zo·oe·ci·um \zō-ˈē-shē-əm\
plural -cia

Definition of ZOOECIUM

:  a sac or chamber secreted and lived in by a bryozoan zooid

Variants of ZOOECIUM

zo·oe·ci·um also zo·e·ci·um \zō-ˈē-shē-əm\

Origin of ZOOECIUM

New Latin, from zo- + Greek oikia house — more at vicinity
First Known Use: 1880


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