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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In zoology, the main stem of the cœnosare of a hydrozoan.
  • noun The atheciferous stem of the hydroid corals: sometimes applied to the filiform process by which the sicula of the graptolite is suspended.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Zoöl.) The hollow stem of a hydroid, either simple or branched. See Illust. of gymnoblastea and hydroidea.

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  • noun zoology The hollow stem of a hydroid, either simple or branched.

Etymologies

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New Latin, from Ancient Greek.

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