One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Of or relating to the bryozoan group Ectoprocta; = "ectoproct".
Late 19th century; earliest use found in Thomas Huxley (1825–1895), biologist and science educationist. From scientific Latin Ectoprocta Ectoprocta + -ous. Compare slightly later Ectoprocta, ectoproct.
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