ctenocyst

noun
cteno·​cyst | \ ˈtenəˌsist \

Definition of ctenocyst

: a characteristic sensory or balancing organ of Ctenophora situated at the aboral pole of the body

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cten- + -cyst

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“Ctenocyst.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ctenocyst. Accessed 28 Jan. 2021.

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