Definition of autozooid in English:

autozooid

noun

Zoology
  • In some bryozoans and anthozoans: a normal feeding zooid, as distinguished from a siphonozooid.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Henry Nottidge Moseley (1844–1891), naturalist. From auto- + zooid.

Pronunciation

autozooid

/ˌɔːtə(ʊ)ˈzəʊɔɪd//ˌɔːtə(ʊ)ˈzuːɪd//ˌɔːtə(ʊ)ˈzuːɔɪd/