hydrocaulus

noun
hy·​dro·​cau·​lus
plural hydrocauli\ -​ȯˌlī \

Definition of hydrocaulus

: the simple or branched stem of a hydroid

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History and Etymology for hydrocaulus

New Latin, from hydr- + Greek kaulos stem

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“Hydrocaulus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hydrocaulus. Accessed 20 Oct. 2021.

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