OTHER WORDS FROM planulaplan·u·lar, plan·u·late [plan-yuh-leyt], /ˈplæn yəˌleɪt/, adjective
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Planula, plan′ū-la, n. the locomotory embryo of the cœlenterates.
The upper surface of the planula then becomes depressed and forms a gullet, and in time a complete animal is formed.The Sea-beach at Ebb-tide|Augusta Foote Arnold
The name Planula signifies "wandering animal," because the Planula larva swims about by means of cilia.Stories of the Universe: Animal Life|B. Lindsay
The Turbellarians have some features in common with the Cœlenterate planula.
The larva has now become a planula, and consists of a closed sack with double walls.