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bry•o•zo•an(ˌbraɪ əˈzoʊ ən)
1. Also called moss animal. any marine or freshwater colonial animal of the phylum Bryozoa, forming branching, encrusting, or gelatinous mosslike masses.adj.
2. belonging to the Bryozoa.
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|Noun||1.||moss animal - sessile aquatic animal forming mossy colonies of small polyps each having a curved or circular ridge bearing tentacles; attach to stones or seaweed and reproduce by budding|
invertebrate - any animal lacking a backbone or notochord; the term is not used as a scientific classification
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