Coenosarc C[oe]n"o*sarc (? or ?), n. [Gr. koino`s common + ?, ?, flesh.] (Zo["o]l.) The common soft tissue which unites the polyps of a compound hydroid. See {Hydroidea}. [1913 Webster] ||

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  • coenosarc — [sē′nəsärk΄, sē′nōsärk΄, sen′əsärk΄, sen′ōsärk΄] n. [ COENO + Gr sarx, flesh: see SARCASM] the fleshy portion of the stalks and stolons of hydroids, that secretes the perisarc …   English World dictionary

  • coenosarc — ˈsēnəˌsärk, en , nō noun ( s) Etymology: coen + Greek sark , sarx flesh more at sarcasm 1. : the hollow living tube consisting of hydrocaulus and stolons that connects the zooids of a hydroid colony 2. : coenenchyme …   Useful english dictionary

  • coenosarc — n. [Gr. koinos, common; sarx, flesh] (CNIDARIA: Hydrozoa) The hollow living tubes of the upright branching individuals of a colony; see stolon, perisarc …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • coenosarc — coenosarcal, coenosarcous, adj. /see neuh sahrk , sen euh /, n. Zool. the tubular tissue connecting the polyps of a hydroid colony. [1840 50; COENO + Gk sark , s. of sárx flesh] * * * …   Universalium

  • coenosarc — coe·no·sarc …   English syllables

  • coenosarc — /ˈsinoʊsak/ (say seenohsahk) noun the common living tissue uniting the polyps of a compound zoophyte. {coeno + Greek sark , stem of sarx flesh} …   Australian English dictionary

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