adelocodonic

adjective
ade·​lo·​co·​don·​ic | \ ə-¦dē-lə-kə-¦dä-nik, ¦a-də-(ˌ)lō-\

Definition of adelocodonic

zoology
: remaining attached and developing no umbrella used of sexual zooids of certain hydroids opposed to phanerocodonic

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First Known Use of adelocodonic

1864, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for adelocodonic

adel- + Greek kōdōn bell + English -ic

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