Definition of ectoproctous in English:

ectoproctous

Pronunciation /ˈɛktə(ʊ)prɒktəs/

adjective

rare Zoology
  • 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.