Pter`o*bran"chi*a (?), n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. a wing + .] Zool.

An order of marine Bryozoa, having a bilobed lophophore and an axial cord. The genus Rhabdopleura is the type. Called also Podostomata. See Rhabdopleura.

 

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