from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • A family of gymnoblastic tubularian hydroids, typified by the genus Corymorpha, in which the stalk of the solitary polyp is clothed with a gelatinous periderm, attaches itself by root-like processes, and contains radial canals which lead into the wide digestive cavity of the polyp-head.


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