Meaning of phoronid


Pronunciation: (fu-rō'nid), [key]
— n.
  1. any member of the invertebrate phylum Phoronida, wormlike marine animals living in a chitinous tube and having an anterior structure bearing ciliated tentacles for feeding.
  1. belonging or pertaining to the phoronids.
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