Definition of Monticulipora
: a genus of fossil bryozoans forming massive zoaria similar to coral and composed of polygonal mostly thin-walled zooecia and represented by numerous species in the Ordovician and extending into the Silurian
monticuliporideanadjective or noun
monticuliporoidadjective or noun
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Origin and Etymology of monticulipora
New Latin, from Late Latin monticulus + New Latin -pora
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