cnidogenous

[ nahy-doj-uh-nuh s ]
/ naɪˈdɒdʒ ə nəs /

adjective Zoology.

producing or containing nematocysts.

Nearby words

  1. cnidarian,
  2. cnido-,
  3. cnidoblast,
  4. cnidocil,
  5. cnidocyst,
  6. cnidophore,
  7. cnidophorous,
  8. cnidus,
  9. cnm,
  10. cnn

Origin of cnidogenous

First recorded in 1900–05; cnido- + -genous

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