phorozooid

noun
phoro·​zooid | \ ¦fōrə+ \

Definition of phorozooid

: a zooid of the sexual generation of some free-swimming tunicates which though it becomes free-swimming does not mature sexually

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History and Etymology for phorozooid

phoro- + zooid

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“Phorozooid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/phorozooid. Accessed 14 Aug. 2022.

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