polyzoarium

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pol·y·zo·a·ry

 (pŏl′ē-zō′ə-rē) also pol·y·zo·ar·i·um (-zō-âr′ē-əm)
n. pl. pol·y·zo·a·ries also pol·y·zo·ar·i·a (-âr′ē-ə)
A bryozoan colony or its supporting skeletal structure.

[New Latin Polyzōa, former name of the phylum Bryozoa; see polyzoan + -arium.]

polyzoarium

(ˌpɒlɪzəʊˈɛərɪəm)
n, pl -ia (-ɪə)
(Zoology) a colony of bryozoan animals or its supporting skeletal framework
ˌpolyzoˈarial adj