entoproct

noun
en·to·proct | \ˈen-tə-ˌpräkt \

Definition of entoproct 

: any of a phylum (Entoprocta) of chiefly marine animals that are very similar to bryozoans but lack a true coelom and have the anus located near the mouth inside a crown of tentacles

First Known Use of entoproct

1940, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for entoproct

ultimately from ent- + Greek prōktos anus

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