statoblast

noun
stato·​blast | \ ˈsta-tə-ˌblast How to pronounce statoblast (audio) \

Definition of statoblast

1 : a bud in a freshwater bryozoan that overwinters in a chitinous envelope and develops into a new individual in spring

First Known Use of statoblast

1855, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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stative

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statohm

statolatry

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The first known use of statoblast was in 1855

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