cnidoblast

noun

cni·​do·​blast ˈnid-ə-ˌblast How to pronounce cnidoblast (audio)
: a cell of a coelenterate that develops a nematocyst or develops into a nematocyst

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“Cnidoblast.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/cnidoblast. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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