actinosome

noun ac·tin·o·some \ak-ˈti-nə-ˌsōm\
variants: less commonly

actinosoma

\ˌak-tə-(ˌ)nō-ˈsō-mə\

Definition of actinosome

plural

-s

  1. :  the entire body of a simple or compound coelenterate

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Origin and Etymology of actinosome

actinosome from actin- + -some; actinosoma from New Latin, from actin- + -soma


First Known Use: 1881


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