dactylozooid definition

  • noun:
    • A kind of zooid of Siphonophora with an elongated and even vermiform human body, with one tentacle, but no lips.
    • A kind of zooid of Siphonophora that has an elongated or even vermiform human body, with one tentacle, but no lips. See siphonophora.
    • In zoology, an occasional elongated appendage of hydrozoans, without a mouth and gastric cavity, and achieving a straightforward tentacular purpose: so called from the shape.
    • Among The members of a colony of Hydrozoa whose purpose will be capture food for the gastrozo√∂ids. or nutritive people in the colony.
    • a type of zooid of Siphonophora with an elongated and on occasion even vermiform human body, with one tentacle, but no lips.
    • A kind of zooid of Siphonophora which includes an elongated or even vermiform human anatomy, with one tentacle, but no lips. See siphonophora.
    • In zoology, a periodic elongated appendage of hydrozoans, without a mouth and gastric cavity, and having a straightforward tentacular purpose: so-called from the shape.
    • One of the members of a colony of Hydrozoa whose function is to capture food for the gastrozo√∂ids. or nutritive members of the colony.

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