Hydrosoma
Hydrosome Hy"dro*some, Hydrosoma Hy`dro*so"ma, n. [NL. hydrosoma. See {Hydra}, and {-some} body.] (Zo["o]l.) All the zooids of a hydroid colony collectively, including the nutritive and reproductive zooids, and often other kinds. [1913 Webster]

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  • hydrosoma — /huy dreuh soh meuh/, n., pl. hydrosomata / meuh teuh/. Zool. hydrosome. [ < NL] * * * …   Universalium

  • hydrosoma — hy·dro·so·ma …   English syllables

  • hydrosoma — noun see hydrosome * * * /huy dreuh soh meuh/, n., pl. hydrosomata / meuh teuh/. Zool. hydrosome. [ < NL] * * * hydrosōˈma or hyˈdrosome / sōm/ noun (pl hydrosōˈmata or hyˈdrosomes) (Gr sōma body) a hydroid colony • • • Main Entry …   Useful english dictionary

  • hydrosome — (=hydrosoma) adj. [Gr. hydor, water; soma, body] (CNIDARIA) A hydra like stage …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • Hydrosome — Hy dro*some, Hydrosoma Hy dro*so ma, n. [NL. hydrosoma. See {Hydra}, and { some} body.] (Zo[ o]l.) All the zooids of a hydroid colony collectively, including the nutritive and reproductive zooids, and often other kinds. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hydrosome — /ˈhaɪdrəsoʊm/ (say huydruhsohm) noun the entire body of a compound hydrozoan. Also, hydrosoma /haɪdrəˈsoʊmə/ (say huydruh sohmuh). {hydro 1 + some3} …   Australian English dictionary

  • hy|dro|some — «HY druh sohm», noun. the entire body of a compound hydrozoan; hydroid. ╂[< New Latin hydrosoma < hydra hydra + Greek sôma body] …   Useful english dictionary

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