HyperDic: ctenophore

English > 1 sense of the word ctenophore:
NOUNanimalctenophore, comb jellybiradially symmetrical hermaphroditic solitary marine animals resembling jellyfishes having for locomotion eight rows of cilia arranged like teeth in a comb
English > ctenophore: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
Meaningbiradially symmetrical hermaphroditic solitary marine animals resembling jellyfishes having for locomotion eight rows of cilia arranged like teeth in a comb.
Synonymcomb jelly
Member ofCtenophora, phylum Ctenophoracomb jellies
Partscombciliated comb-like swimming plate of a ctenophore
ctene, comb-plateA locomotor organ consisting of a row of strong cilia whose bases are fused
NarrowerVenus's girdle, Cestum venerisctenophore having a ribbon-shaped iridescent gelatinous body
beroedelicately iridescent thimble-shaped ctenophores
platycteneanctenophore have long tentacles and flattened body
sea gooseberryctenophore having a rounded body with longitudinal rows of cilia
BroaderinvertebrateAny animal lacking a backbone or notochord
Spanishctenóforo
Catalanctenòfor

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