Definition of phorozooid in English:

phorozooid

noun

Zoology
  • In thaliacean tunicates of the order Doliolida: a type of zooid which develops from a median bud of an oozooid and gives rise to gonozooids.

Origin

Late 19th century. From ancient Greek ϕορός (adjective) bearing + zooid.

Pronunciation

phorozooid

/ˌfɔːrəˈzəʊɔɪd//ˌfɔːrəˈzuːɪd//ˌfɔːrəˈzuːɔɪd/