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Origin of acaleph
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The medus are often termed the Acaleph—a word which signifies nettles, and they are popularly known as sea nettles.The Sea Shore|William S. Furneaux
It exists occasionally in considerable numbers on the internal surface of some Acaleph of the ocean and of the Mediterranean.Animal Parasites and Messmates|P. J. Van Beneden
Perhaps they too act like the venomous matter produced in the thread-capsules of the Acaleph.
The color of this pretty Acaleph varies from a greenish hue to green, with a faint tinge of red, or to a reddish brown.Seaside Studies in Natural History|Elizabeth Cabot Cary Agassiz
And throughout considerable portions of their bodies, some of the Acaleph exhibit more or less distinctly this type of structure.Illustrations of Universal Progress|Herbert Spencer