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
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