hydrophyton

noun hy·droph·y·ton \ hīˈdräfəˌtän \

Definition of hydrophyton

plural hydrophyta \-fətə\
:a common support connecting the zooids of a hydroid colony usually including a hydrorhiza and a hydrocaulus

hydrophytous

\-fətəs\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of hydrophyton

New Latin, from hydr- + Greek phyton plant


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