entoproct: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (en'tu-prokt"), [key]
— n. Zool.
- any of various sessile, chiefly marine, mosslike animals of the phylum Entoprocta (formerly a subphylum of Bryophyta), occasionally solitary polyps but usually forming branching colonies, each individual polyp having an almost closed ring of tentacles within which lie the mouth and anus.
- belonging or pertaining to the phylum Entoprocta. Also calledCf. ectoproct.
- entoproct (Thesaurus)