cnidophore

[ nahy-duh-fawr, -fohr ]
/ ˈnaɪ dəˌfɔr, -ˌfoʊr /

noun Zoology.

a part or organ bearing cnidoblasts.

Nearby words

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

Origin of cnidophore

First recorded in 1885–90; cnido- + -phore

Related formscni·doph·o·rous [nahy-dof-er-uh s] /naɪˈdɒf ər əs/, adjective

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