Meaning of suctorian


Pronunciation: (suk-tôr'ē-un, -tōr'-), [key]
— n.
  1. a suctorial animal.
  2. a protozoan of the class or order Suctoria, which live, as adults, attached by a stalk to the substrate and feed by means of long, suctorial tentacles.
  1. belonging or pertaining to the Suctoria.
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