zooecium

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noun zo·oe·ci·um \zō-ˈē-shē-əm\
variants: or less commonly

zoecium

Definition of zooecium

plural

zooecia

or less commonly

zoecia

play \zō-ˈē-shē-ə\
  1. :  a sac or chamber secreted and lived in by a bryozoan zooid

Origin and Etymology of zooecium

New Latin, from zo- + Greek oikia house — more at vicinity


First Known Use: 1880


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