gastrovascular

adjective
gas·​tro·​vas·​cu·​lar | \ ˌga-strō-ˈva-skyə-lər How to pronounce gastrovascular (audio) \

Definition of gastrovascular

: functioning in both digestion and circulation the gastrovascular cavity of a jellyfish

First Known Use of gastrovascular

1876, in the meaning defined above

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“Gastrovascular.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gastrovascular. Accessed 20 Feb. 2020.

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