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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bryophyta  \Bry*oph"y*ta\,  n.  pl 
  See  {Cryptogamia}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Bryophyta 
  n  :  a  division  of  nonflowering  plants  characterized  by  rhizoids 
  rather  than  true  roots  and  having  little  or  no  organized 
  vascular  tissue  and  showing  alternation  of  generations 
  between  gamete-bearing  forms  and  spore-bearing  forms; 
  comprises  true  mosses  (Bryopsida)  and  liverworts 
  (Hepaticopsida)  and  hornworts  (Anthoceropsida)  [syn:  {Bryophyta}, 
  {division  Bryophyta}] 




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