Trepostomata

plural noun Trep·o·sto·ma·ta \ˌtrepəˈstōmətə\

Definition of Trepostomata

  1. :  an order of Bryozoa (class Gymnolaemata) comprising Paleozoic forms resembling corals and having conical or prismatic zooecial tubes with flat or curved partitions

trepostome

adjective or noun

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Origin and Etymology of trepostomata

New Latin, from Greek trepein to turn + New Latin -o- + -stomata


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