Nematocalyx
Nematocalyx Nem`a*to*ca"lyx, n.; pl. {Nematocalyces}, E. {Nematocalyxes}. [NL. See {Nemato-}, and {Calyx}.] (Zo["o]l.) One of a peculiar kind of cups, or calicles, found upon hydroids of the family {Plumularid[ae]}. They contain nematocysts. See {Plumularia}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Nematocalyces — Nematocalyx Nem a*to*ca lyx, n.; pl. {Nematocalyces}, E. {Nematocalyxes}. [NL. See {Nemato }, and {Calyx}.] (Zo[ o]l.) One of a peculiar kind of cups, or calicles, found upon hydroids of the family {Plumularid[ae]}. They contain nematocysts. See… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Nematocalyxes — Nematocalyx Nem a*to*ca lyx, n.; pl. {Nematocalyces}, E. {Nematocalyxes}. [NL. See {Nemato }, and {Calyx}.] (Zo[ o]l.) One of a peculiar kind of cups, or calicles, found upon hydroids of the family {Plumularid[ae]}. They contain nematocysts. See… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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