Cnida

• (n.) One of the peculiar stinging, cells found in Coelenterata; a nematocyst; a lasso cell.
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Cnida

Cni'da (nī'dȧ) noun ; plural Cnid√¶ (nī'dē). [ New Latin , from Greek kni`dh nettle, sea nettle.] (Zoology) One of the peculiar stinging cells found in Cœlenterata; a nematocyst; a lasso cell.
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cnida

cnida One of the peculiar stinging, cells found in Coelenterata (one of the major phyla of invertebrates, to which such forms as jellyfish belong); a nematocyst; a lasso cell. A nematocyst is a stinging mechanism used for defense and to capture prey, by Hydra and other members of the Cnidaria (Coelenterata). It is located within a specialized cell...
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cnida

Synonym: nematocyst. ... Origin: G. Knide, nettle ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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cnida

Type: Term Pronunciation: nī′dă, nī′dē Synonyms: nematocyst
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