n. [Gr. koinos, common; oikos, house]
The common secreted investment of a colony, gelatinous, chitinous, or calcareous.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • Coenoecium — C[oe]*n[oe] ci*um (? or ?), n. [NL., fr. Gr. koino s common + o i^kos house.] (Zo[ o]l.) The common tissue which unites the various zooids of a bryozoan. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • coenoecium — coe·noe·ci·um …   English syllables

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