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

Definition of adelocodonic


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

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Origin and Etymology of adelocodonic

adel- + Greek kōdōn bell + English -ic

First Known Use: 1864

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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