cnidoblast definition

  • noun:
    • A cell in epidermis of coelenterates which a nematocyst is developed.
    • A cell inside epidermis of cnidarians in which the nematocyst develops
    • among cells which, in Cœlenterata, become cnidæ.
    • In zoology, the bud of a thread-cell; a budding thread-cell, through the items that a nematocyst is developed.
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