noun loph·o·phor·ate \ˌlōfəˈfō(ə)rə̇t, -fȯ(ə)r-, ˌlä-\

Definition of lophophorate



  1. :  an invertebrate animal (such as a brachiopod, bryozoan, or phoronid) having a lophophore

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Origin and Etymology of lophophorate

lophophore + 1-ate

First Known Use: 1959

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