Trepostomata

plural noun

Trep·​o·​sto·​ma·​ta
ˌtrepəˈstōmətə
: an order of Bryozoa (class Gymnolaemata) comprising Paleozoic forms resembling corals and having conical or prismatic zooecial tubes with flat or curved partitions
trepostome
ˈ⸗⸗ˌstōm
adjective or noun

Word History

Etymology

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

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“Trepostomata.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Trepostomata. Accessed 17 Jul. 2024.

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