noun troph·o·some \-ˌsōm\

Definition of trophosome



  1. 1 :  the nutritive zooids of a hydroid — compare gonosome

  2. 2 :  a storage organ in an adult mermithid worm consisting of the fat-filled syncytial remains of the intestine

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Origin and Etymology of trophosome

troph- + -some

First Known Use: 1864

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