Adelocodonic
Adelocodonic A*del`o*co*don"ic, a. [Gr. ? invisible + ? a bell.] (Zo["o]l.) Applied to sexual zooids of hydroids, that have a saclike form and do not become free; -- opposed to {phanerocodonic}. [1913 Webster]

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  • adelocodonic — adj. [Gr. adelos, concealed; kodon, a bell] (CNIDARIA: Scyphozoa) Refers to degenerate attached medusae lacking an umbrella (bell) …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • adelocodonic — adjective Applied to sexual zooids of hydroids, that have a saclike form and do not become free; opposed to phanerocodonic …   Wiktionary

  • adelocodonic — ade·lo·co·don·ic …   English syllables

  • adelocodonic — ə|dēləkə|dänik, |adəl(ˌ)ōk adjective Etymology: adel + Greek kōdōn bell + English ic zoology : remaining attached and developing no umbrella used of sexual zooids of certain hydroids; opposed to phanerocodonic …   Useful english dictionary

  • phanerocodonic — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷kō|dänik adjective Etymology: phaner + Greek kōdōn bell + English ic : developing an umbrella and becoming detached used of the sexual zooids of hydroids; compare adelocodonic …   Useful english dictionary

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