Campanulariae

plural noun
Cam·​pan·​u·​lar·​i·​ae | \ (ˌ)kamˈpanyəˈla(a)rēˌē \

Definition of Campanulariae

in some classifications
: a division of Hydroida comprising forms in which each polyp is able to retract into a bell-shaped hydrotheca used as more or less exactly equivalent to Leptomedusae

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History and Etymology for Campanulariae

New Latin, plural of Campanularia, genus of polyps, from campanula bell-shaped part (diminutive of Late Latin campana bell) + -aria

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“Campanulariae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Campanulariae. Accessed 31 May. 2020.

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