blastostyle

noun
blas·​to·​style | \ " + ˌstīl \
plural -s

Definition of blastostyle

: a process in certain hydroids that may be regarded as a zooid without mouth or tentacles whose function is to produce medusoid buds

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History and Etymology for blastostyle

blast- + -style

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“Blastostyle.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/blastostyle. Accessed 12 December 2019.

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