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pho•ro•nid



Pronunciation: (fu-rō'nid), [key]
n.
any member of the invertebrate phylum Phoronida, wormlike marine animals living in a chitinous tube and having an anterior structure bearing ciliated tentacles for feeding.

adj.
belonging or pertaining to the phoronids.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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