coenoecium

noun
coe·​noe·​ci·​um | \ sə̇ˈnēs(h)ēəm, sē- \
plural coenoecia\ -​ēə \

Definition of coenoecium

: the common often chitinous or calcareous investment of a bryozoan colony

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History and Etymology for coenoecium

New Latin, from coen- + Greek oikion house (from oikos)

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“Coenoecium.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/coenoecium. Accessed 27 Jan. 2022.

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