Stromatopora

noun
Stro·​ma·​top·​o·​ra | \ ˌstrōməˈtäpərə \

Definition of Stromatopora

: a genus (the type of the family Stromatoporidae) of extinct hydrozoans that form thick concentric laminae of reticulated calcareous tissue with scattered tubules for the zooids and with related hydrozoans constitute extensive beds in various Paleozoic and especially Devonian rocks

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Other Words from Stromatopora

stromatoporoid \ ¦⸗⸗¦täpəˌrȯid \ adjective or noun

History and Etymology for Stromatopora

New Latin, from stromat-, stroma + -o- + -pora

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“Stromatopora.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Stromatopora. Accessed 25 Jun. 2022.

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