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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One of the swimming-plates in Ctenophora.

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  • n. a locomotor organ consisting of a row of strong cilia whose bases are fused

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  • many columns...one row

    February 7, 2012

  • Greek, for "comb." A zoological derivative is the phylum Ctenophora, the comb jellies.

    September 25, 2008