a new phylum that has been proposed for a minute marine invertebrate (Symbion pandora) that was discovered in 1995 attached to the mouthparts of lobsters. It is related to the phyla Bryozoa and Entoprocta.
modern Latin (plural), from Greek kuklios 'circular' + pherein 'to bear'
Cycliophora in other Oxford dictionaries
Definition of Cycliophora in the US English dictionary