Meaning of Ectoprocta

Ec•to•proc•ta

Pronunciation: (ek"tu-prok'tu), [key]
— n.
  1. the phylum Bryozoa, esp. as distinguished from the phylum Entoprocta by a body plan having the anus of the polyp outside the crown of tentacles.
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