Siphonophoran Si`pho*noph"o*ran, a. (Zo["o]l.) Belonging to the {Siphonophora}. -- n. One of the {Siphonophora}. [1913 Webster]

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  • siphonophoran — si·pho·noph·o·ran …   English syllables

  • siphonophoran — adjective or noun see siphonophora …   Useful english dictionary

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  • hydroecium — n. [Gr. hydor, water; oikos, house] (CNIDARIA: Hydrozoa) A sheath like extension that protects the zone of the siphonophoran bell from adjacent bells …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • siphonanth — ˈsīfəˌnan(t)th noun ( s) Etymology: back formation from obsolete English siphonanthous of or belonging to the siphonophoran suborder Siphonanthae, from New Latin Siphonanthae (from siphon + anthae feminine plural of anthus) + English ous : a… …   Useful english dictionary

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