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A small phylum of wormlike marine invertebrates.
- ‘The lophophorates are a group of animals that includes three phyla: Brachiopoda, Phoronida, and Ectoprocta.’
- ‘The lophophorates comprise three phyla, Brachiopoda, Phoronida, and Ectoprocta (also known as Bryozoa) that share a ciliated feeding organ known as the lophophore.’
- ‘Instead, Rouse's conclusion that ‘groups such as the Arthropoda, Brachiopoda, Chaetognatha, Ectoprocta, Gastrotricha, Phoronida may have lost a prototroch’ is totally gratuitous, and remains unaddressed by his own data.’
- ‘Many recent textbooks unite Ectoprocta, Phoronida and Brachiopoda under the name Lophophorata, a name introduced by Hyman, apparently because she did not like the much older name Tentaculata.’
- ‘The relationship of the Phoronida (burrowing worm-like lophophorates) is another problem.’
Modern Latin (plural), from Latin Phoronis, Phoronid-, the name of a character in Greek mythology.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.