Definition of Vibraculum. Meaning of Vibraculum. Synonyms of Vibraculum

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Definition of Vibraculum

Vibraculum
Vibraculum Vi*brac"u*lum, n.; pl. Vibracula. [NL., dim. from L. vibrare to vibrate.] (Zo["o]l.) One of the movable, slender, spinelike organs or parts with which certain bryozoans are furnished. They are regarded as specially modified zooids, of nearly the same nature as Avicularia.

Meaning of Vibraculum from wikipedia

- Bryozoa (also known as the Polyzoa, Ectoprocta or commonly as moss animals) are a phylum of aquatic invertebrate animals. Typically about 0.5 millimetres...
- operculum is modified into a very long, hair-like structure is called a vibraculum. The cylcostome family Eleidae, which convergently evolved an opercular...
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