Ctenostomata

plural noun
Cteno·​sto·​ma·​ta | \ˌtenəˈstōmətə\

Definition of Ctenostomata 

: an order of Bryozoa (class Gymnolaemata) having a circle of processes resembling bristles that close the aperture when the tentacles are retracted

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Other Words from Ctenostomata

ctenostomatous \ ¦tenə¦stämətəs \ adjective
ctenostome \ ˈtenəˌstōm \ noun plural -s

History and Etymology for Ctenostomata

New Latin, from cten- + -stomata

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