coenosarc

noun
coe·​no·​sarc | \ ˈsēnəˌsärk, -en-, -nō- \
plural -s

Definition of coenosarc

1 : the hollow living tube consisting of hydrocaulus and stolons that connects the zooids of a hydroid colony

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History and Etymology for coenosarc

coen- + Greek sark-, sarx flesh

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“Coenosarc.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/coenosarc. Accessed 13 Jun. 2021.

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