dactylozooid

(from the article `cnidarian`) ...and/or physiology. Each zooid within the colony has a specific function and varies somewhat in form. For example, gastrozooids bear tentacles and ...
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Dactylozooid

• (n.) A kind of zooid of Siphonophora which has an elongated or even vermiform body, with one tentacle, but no mouth. See Siphonophora.
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Dactylozooid

Dac`tyl·o·zo'oid (dăk`tĭ*lo*zō'oid) noun [ Greek da`ktylos finger + English zooid .] (Zoology) A kind of zooid of Siphonophora which has an elongated or even vermiform body, with one tentacle, but no mouth. See Siphonophora .
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dactylozooid

dactylozooid 1. Tentacles; such as, those on a Physalia physalis or 'Portuguese Man-of-War' which is a large siphonophore having a bladderlike float which resembles a jellyfish and lives in warm waters. It has a transparent gas-filled float and long stinging, often poisonous tentacles that sting with a neurotoxin. 2. A hydroid modified for catchin...
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