Spiralozooid Spi*ra`lo*zo"oid, n. [Spiral + zooid. So called because they often have a spiral form when contracted.] (Zo["o]l.) One of the special defensive zooids of certain hydroids. They have the form of long, slender tentacles, and bear lasso cells. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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