Phacelli
Phacellus Pha*cel"lus, n.; pl. {Phacelli}. [NL., fr. Gr. ? a bundle of fagots.] (Zo["o]l.) One of the filaments on the inner surface of the gastric cavity of certain jellyfishes. [1913 Webster]

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  • Phacellus — Pha*cel lus, n.; pl. {Phacelli}. [NL., fr. Gr. ? a bundle of fagots.] (Zo[ o]l.) One of the filaments on the inner surface of the gastric cavity of certain jellyfishes. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • phacellate — phacellate, a. Zool. (fəˈsɛlət) [f. mod.L. phacellus, pl. ī, ad. Gr. ϕάκελος bundle + ate2.] Having phacelli or groups of filaments within the central gastric cavity, as certain Hydrozoa. in Cent. Dict …   Useful english dictionary

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