from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In hydroid zoöphytes, a bud which becomes detached at an early stage and is capable of independent development.


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  • A number of small vascular arches arise on each side from this branchial artery, and form little heart-shaped swellings or bulbilla (m) at their points of departure; they advance along the branchial arches, between the gill-clefts and the fore-gut, and unite, as branchial veins, above the gill-crate in a large trunk blood-vessel that runs under the chorda dorsalis.

    The Evolution of Man — Volume 2


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