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

  • hydrosome — /huy dreuh sohm /, n. Zool. the entire body of a compound hydrozoan. [1860 65; hydro (comb. form repr. HYDRA) + SOME3] * * * …   Universalium

  • hydrosome — hy·dro·some …   English syllables

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

  • hydrosome — …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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

  • hy|dro|so|ma — «HY druh SOH muh», noun. = hydrosome. (Cf. ↑hydrosome) …   Useful english dictionary

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

  • chromosome — [ kromozom ] n. m. • 1889; mot all. 1888, du gr. khrôma « couleur » et sôma « corps », « parce qu [ils] absorbent électivement certaines matières colorantes » (J. Rostand) ♦ Chacun des éléments essentiels du noyau cellulaire, de forme déterminée… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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