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    • A modified zooid, in certain colonial bryozoans, in…
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avicularium definition

  • noun:
    • A modified zooid, in certain colonial bryozoans, in the shape of a beak, that stops other organisms from purchasing the colony
    • In zoology, a singular little prehensile process, resembling a bird's head, with a movable mandible, which snaps incessantly, within many of the Polyzoa. Compare flabellarium, vibracularium.
    • A modified zooid, in a few colonial bryozoans, in the shape of a beak, that prevents other organisms from purchasing the colony
    • In zoology, a singular little prehensile procedure, resembling a bird's mind, with a movable mandible, which snaps incessantly, within a number of the Polyzoa. Compare flabellarium, vibracularium.
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