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cnidophore

[nahy-duh-fawr, -fohr]
noun Zoology.
  1. a part or organ bearing cnidoblasts.
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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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