Cryptostomata

plural noun
Cryp·​to·​sto·​ma·​ta | \ ˌkriptəˈstōmətə \

Definition of Cryptostomata

: a group of Paleozoic bryozoa (class Gymnolaemata) in which the true apertures of the zooecia are concealed at the bottom of vestibular tubes

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Other Words from Cryptostomata

cryptostome \ ˈ⸗⸗ˌstōm \ adjective or noun

History and Etymology for Cryptostomata

New Latin, from crypt- + -stomata

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“Cryptostomata.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Cryptostomata. Accessed 30 Jul. 2021.

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