from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- A division, ordinal or subordinal, of the class or order Ctenophora, including those comb-bearing hydroids or ctenophorans which have a pair of oral lobes: distinguished from Tæniata and Saccata. The Lobata are composed of such forms as Eurhamphæa, Bolina, Mnemia, Calymma, and Ocyroë.
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- n. ctenophore having tentacles only in the immature stage; body compressed vertically having two large oral lobes and four pointed processes
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