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Rhabdopleura

rhabdopleura

(Science: zoology) A genus of marine bryozoa in which the tubular cells have a centralchitinous axis and the tentacles are borne on a bilobed lophophore. It is the type of the order pterobranchia, or podostomata

Origin: NL, fr. Gr. rabdos a rod _ the side.


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