from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The common gelatinous matrix or support of certain compound or colonial infusorians, composed of a substance secreted by and containing the individual animalcules; an infusorial syncytium; a zoöthecium. Compare zoödendrium. See cut under Epistylis.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Zoöl.) The common support, often branched, of certain species of social Infusoria.

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  • noun Alternative form of zoöcytium.


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