zoophyte


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Wikipedia.

zoophyte

any animal resembling a plant, such as a sea anemone
References in periodicals archive ?
But this response evades or refuses the possibility that the early version of a human brain, at the beginning of its growth, might itself look something like a zoophyte or another elementary organism.
The Natural History of Many Curious and Uncommon Zoophytes Collected from Various Parts of the Globe: an Arrangement of Zoophytes.
When we ascend in the scale of formations, and arrive at those rocks which contain fossils, we find each stratum decidedly marked by the remains of zoophytes, or shells, peculiar to it.