Athecata
Tubularida Tu"bu*lar`i*da, n. pl. [NL.] (Zo["o]l.) An extensive division of Hydroidea; the tubularians; -- called also {Athecata}, {Gymnoblastea}, and {Tubulari[ae]}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Athecata — Ath e*ca ta, n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. a priv. + ? chest, box.] (Zo[ o]l.) A division of Hydroidea in which the zooids are naked, or not inclosed in a capsule. See {Tubularian}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • athecata — ath·e·ca·ta …   English syllables

  • athecata — ˌathə̇ˈkäd.ə, ād.ə Etymology: New Latin, from a (II) + thec + ata synonym of anthomedusae …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Blastostyle — Blas to*style, n. [Gr. blasto s sprout, bud + ? a pillar.] (Zo[ o]l.) In certain hydroids, an imperfect zooid, whose special function is to produce medusoid buds. See {Hydroidea}, and {Athecata}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • covered-eyed medusae — Medusa Me*du sa, n. [L., fr. Gr. ?.] 1. (Class. Myth.) The Gorgon; or one of the Gorgons whose hair was changed into serpents, after which all who looked upon her were turned into stone. [1913 Webster] 2. [pl. {Medusae}.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any free… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gonophore — Gon o*phore, n. [Gr. ? offspring, seed + fe rein to bear.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) A sexual zooid produced as a medusoid bud upon a hydroid, sometimes becoming a free hydromedusa, sometimes remaining attached. See {Hydroidea}, and Illusts. of {Athecata},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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