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Definition of Phylactolaema

Phylactolaema Phy*lac`to*l[ae]"ma, Phylactolaemata Phy*lac`to*l[ae]"ma*ta, n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. ? to guard + ? the gullet.] (Zo["o]l.) An order of fresh-water Bryozoa in which the tentacles are arranged on a horseshoe-shaped lophophore, and the mouth is covered by an epistome. Called also Lophopoda, and hippocrepians.

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