blastostyle

noun

blas·​to·​style
" + ˌstīl
plural -s
: a process in certain hydroids that may be regarded as a zooid without mouth or tentacles whose function is to produce medusoid buds

Word History

Etymology

blast- + -style

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“Blastostyle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/blastostyle. Accessed 4 Mar. 2024.

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