hydrocyst

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • hydrocyst — A cyst with clear, watery contents. [hydro + G. kystis, bladder] * * * hy·dro·cyst (hiґdro sist) a cyst with watery contents …   Medical dictionary

  • dactylozooid — n. [Gr. daktylos, finger; zoon, animal] (CNIDARIA: Hydrozoa) In colonial hydrozoans, a hydroid modified for protection and the capture of prey; protective polyp, zooid or machozooid; a hydrocyst; a palpon; see tentaculozooid, gastrozooid …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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