phacella

noun
pha·cel·la | \fəˈselə\
variants: or less commonly phacellus \-ləs \
plural phacellae\-ˌlē, -ˌlī \ also phacelli\-ˌlī \

Definition of phacella 

: one of the rows of filaments usually bearing nematocysts on the inner surface of the gastric cavity of some scyphozoan jellyfishes

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History and Etymology for phacella

New Latin, from Greek phakellos, manuscript variant of phakelos bundle, faggot

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