nematocyte

(= cnidoblast) Stinging cells found in Hydra , used for capturing prey and for defence. There are four major types, containing different sorts of nematocysts: stenoteles (60%), desmonemes, holotrichous isorhizas, and atrichous isorhizas. They differentiate from interstitial cells and are almost all found in the tentacles.

nematocyte

Stinging cells found in Hydra, used for capturing prey and for defence. There are four major types, containing different sorts of nematocysts: stenoteles (60%), desmonemes, holotrichous isorhizas and atrichous isorhizas. They differentiate from interstitial cells and are almost all found in the tentacles. ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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