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Bryozoa

Bryozoa (brĪˌəzōˈə) [key], name of a phylum, in older systems of classification, that included the invertebrate animals now classified in the phyla Entoprocta and Ectoprocta. The term bryozoan (or moss animal) is still commonly used for members of the Ectoprocta.

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