hydrozoan

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noun hy·dro·zo·an \ˌhī-drə-ˈzō-ən\

Definition of hydrozoan

  1. :  any of a class (Hydrozoa) of coelenterates that includes solitary and colonial polyps and jellyfishes having no stomodeum or gastric tentacles

hydrozoan

adjective

Origin and Etymology of hydrozoan

ultimately from Greek hydr- + zōion animal — more at zo-


First Known Use: 1877


Medical Dictionary

hydrozoan

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noun hy·dro·zo·an \-ˈzō-ən\

Medical Definition of hydrozoan

  1. :  any of the class Hydrozoa of coelenterates

hydrozoan

adjective

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