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Polypide

Polypide

The polypide in bryozoans encompasses most of the organs and tissues of each individual zooid. This includes the tentacles, tentacle sheath, U-shaped digestive tract, musculature and nerve cells. It is housed in the zooidal skeleton, which in cyclostomes is tubular and in cheilostomes is box-shaped.

See also

Bryozoan Anatomy

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