n. [Gr. nektos, swimming; soma, body]
(CNIDARIA: Hydrozoa)
In Siphonophora, the part that bears the swimming bells.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • nectosome — nec·to·some …   English syllables

  • nectosome — ˌsōm noun ( s) Etymology: nect + some : the part of the colony of some complex siphonophores that bears swimming bells …   Useful english dictionary

  • Marrus orthocanna — Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum …   Wikipedia

  • 泳体 — yǒngtǐ [nectosome] 一组带浮动铃状物管水母的单体 …   Advanced Chinese dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”