monosiphonous
adj. [Gr. monos, one; siphon, tube]
(CNIDARIA: Hydrozoa)
Having a single central tube as in the hydrocaulus.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • polysiphonous — adj. [Gr. polys, many; siphon, tube] (CNIDARIA: Hydrozoa) Pertaining to a hydrocaulis covered by stolons from the hydrorhiza; see monosiphonous …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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