phoronid definition

  • noun:
    • the small, wormlike marine creatures of the phylum Phoronida, inhabiting a chitinous tube and achieving a U-shaped digestive tract.
    • Any hermaphroditic wormlike marine animals of this phylum Phoronida; the horseshoe worms
    • hermaphrodite wormlike pet staying in mud of the sea base
  • adjective:
    • Of or belonging to the phylum Phoronida.

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