a protozoan of the class or order Suctoria, which
live, as adults, attached by a stalk to the substrate and feed by means of long, suctorial tentacles.
belonging or pertaining to the Suctoria.
< Neo-Latin Suctori
), noun use of neuter plural of sūctōrius
sucking (< Latin sūg
) to suck
+ -tōrius -tory1
) + -an