HyperDic: ctene

English > 1 sense of the word ctene:
NOUNanimalctene, comb-platea locomotor organ consisting of a row of strong cilia whose bases are fused
English > ctene: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
MeaningA locomotor organ consisting of a row of strong cilia whose bases are fused.
Synonymcomb-plate
Part ofctenophore, comb jellybiradially symmetrical hermaphroditic solitary marine animals resembling jellyfishes having for locomotion eight rows of cilia arranged like teeth in a comb
BroaderorganA fully differentiated structural and functional unit in an animal that is specialized for some particular function
Spanishctene
Catalanctene
Adjectivesctenoidresembling a comb

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