Phylactolaema

Phy`lac`to`lae´ma


n. pl.1.(Zool.) 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.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.