athecate
adj. [Gr. a, without; theke, case]
1. Lacking a theca.
2. (CNIDARIA: Hydrozoa)
In Hydroids, lacking an investing cup or sheath.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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