Zoophyte meaning

zōə-fīt
An invertebrate animal, such as a sea anemone or a sponge, that superficially resembles a plant. Not in scientific use.
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Any animal, as a coral or sponge, having somewhat the appearance and character of a plant; esp., a bryozoan.
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(biology) Any of various invertebrate animals which resemble plants, such as sponges, corals and sea anemones.
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Origin of zoophyte

  • zoo- +"Ž -phyte

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