Definition of ectoproctous in English:

ectoproctous

adjective

Zoology
rare
  • Of or relating to the bryozoan group Ectoprocta; = "ectoproct".

Origin

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.

Pronunciation

ectoproctous

/ˈɛktə(ʊ)prɒktəs/