Cnidoblast Cni"do*blast, n. [Cnida + -blast.] (Zo["o]l.) One of the cells which, in the C[oe]lenterata, develop into cnid[ae]. [1913 Webster]

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  • cnidoblast — CNIDOBLÁST, cnidoblaste, s.n. (zool.) Celulă urzicătoare în ectodermul unor celenterate. – Din fr. cnidoblaste. Trimis de hai, 03.06.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  cnidoblast s. n., pl. cnidobláste Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic …   Dicționar Român

  • cnidoblast — n. [Gr. knide, nettle; blastos, bud] (CNIDARIA) A round or ovoid interstitial cell that forms a nematocyst …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • cnidoblast — Developing form of cnidocyte …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • cnidoblast — /nuy deuh blast /, n. Zool. the cell within which a nematocyst is developed. [1880 85; CNIDO + BLAST] * * * …   Universalium

  • cnidoblast — noun A cell in the epidermis of cnidarians in which the nematocyst develops …   Wiktionary

  • cnidoblast — cni·do·blast nid ə .blast n a cell of a coelenterate that develops a nematocyst or develops into a nematocyst * * * cni·do·blast (niґdo blast) [cnido + blast] the epidermal cells of coelenterates which contain the nematocysts, especially numerous …   Medical dictionary

  • cnidoblast — cni|do|blast Mot Agut Nom masculí …   Diccionari Català-Català

  • cnidoblast — s. n., pl. cnidobláste …   Romanian orthography

  • cnidoblast — n. cell in which a nematocyst develops (Zoology) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cnidoblast — cni·do·blast …   English syllables

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