polypite definition

  • noun:
    • A fossil polyp
    • someone polyp of a colonial cnidarian
    • one of several feeding zooids, or polyps, of a coral, hydroid, or siphonophore; a hydranth. See Illust. of campanularian.
    • Sometimes, the manubrium of a hydroid medusa.
    • A fossil coral.
    • the essential take into account the dwelling of a polyp, as a hydrozoan or an actinozoan; an individual zo├Âid of a compound polyp; among people or individuals which collectively fabricate and constitute a polyp-stock or polypary; a hydranth.
    • A fossil polyp.

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