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  • n. Plural form of nematoblast.


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  • The CheCdx expression pattern in tentacle bulbs is thus compatible with a localisation in differentiating nematoblasts.

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  • Nematocyte progenitors are localised in the proximal region of the bulb, near the bell margin, and the nematoblasts move during their differentiation towards the tentacle, where they maturate.

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  • Nematocysts are produced by nematoblasts, or cnidoblasts, and are used for capturing and paralyzing prey or for defense.



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