somatocyst

noun
so·​ma·​to·​cyst | \ -ˌsist \
plural -s

Definition of somatocyst

: an air cavity in the float of a siphonophoran

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Other Words from somatocyst

somatocystic \ ¦⸗⸗⸗¦sistik \ adjective

History and Etymology for somatocyst

somat- + -cyst

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“Somatocyst.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/somatocyst. Accessed 26 Oct. 2020.

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