from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A wandering bud; the free medusoid of gymnoblastic hydrozoans; the gonophore of such hydroids, detached from the colony, leading an independent locomotory life, and discharging its mature sexual products into the sea: distinguished from the hedrioblast, or sedentary bud.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Zoöl.) Any free-swimming gonophore of a hydroid; a hydroid medusa.
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- noun zoology Any free-swimming
gonophoreof a hydroid; a hydroid medusa.
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