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Definition of Pterobranchia

Pterobranchia
Pterobranchia Pter`o*bran"chi*a, n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. ? a wing + ? ?.] (Zo["o]l.) An order of marine Bryozoa, having a bilobed lophophore and an axial cord. The genus Rhabdopleura is the type. Called also Podostomata. See Rhabdopleura.
Pterobranchia
Bryozoa Bry`o*zo"a, n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. ? moss + ? animal.] (Zo["o]l.) A class of Molluscoidea, including minute animals which by budding form compound colonies; -- called also Polyzoa. Note: They are often coralike in form and appearance, each small cell containing an individual zooid. Other species grow in delicate, flexible, branched forms, resembling moss, whence the name. Some are found in fresh water, but most are marine. The three principal divisions are Ectoprocta, Entoprocta, and Pterobranchia. See Cyclostoma, Chilostoma, and Phylactolema.

Meaning of Pterobranchia from wikipedia

- Pterobranchia is a class of small worm-shaped animals. They belong to the Hemichordata, and live in secreted tubes on the ocean floor. Pterobranchia feed...
- Cambrian and include two main classes: Enteropneusta (acorn worms), and Pterobranchia. A third class, Planctosphaeroidea, is known only from the larva of...
- colonial animals, members of the subclass Graptolithina within the class Pterobranchia. These filter-feeding organisms are known chiefly from fossils found...
- Entoprocta Gastrotricha Gnathostomulida Enteropneusta (acorn worms) Pterobranchia Kinorhyncha Loricifera Aplacophora Bivalvia (clams, mussels, scallops...
- Rhabdopleura is a genus of colonial sessile hemichordates belonging to the Pterobranchia class. As one of the oldest living genera with a fossil record dating...
- The Tenjong Dendang Formation is a geologic formation in Malaysia. The band of graptolite- and trilobite-bearing shales interbedded in limestones preserves...
- Pyrosome or Ectoprocta) or share a common exoskeleton (e.g. Bryozoa or Pterobranchia). The colonial organism as a whole is called a zoon /ˈzoʊ.ɒn/, plural...
- The pterobranchia mitochondrial code (translation table 24) is a genetic code used by the mitochondrial genome of Rhabdopleura compacta (Pterobranchia)....
- lifestyle. They include two main groups, the acorn worms and the Pterobranchia. Pterobranchia form a class containing about 30 species of small worm-shaped...
- development and structure of the larva of Rhabdopleura normani (Hemichordata: Pterobranchia)". Acta Zoologica. 69 (2): 95–109. doi:10.1111/j.1463-6395.1988.tb00906...