nematocalyx definition

  • noun:
    • A kind of cup or calicle containing nematocysts, found upon hydroids of the family members Plumularidae.
    • Certainly One Of a peculiar variety of glasses, or calicles, found upon hydroids associated with the family Plumularid√¶. They contain nematocysts. See plumularia.
    • A calyx of some hydrozoans, as Plumulariid√¶, containing nematocysts.

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