noun, plural stro·bi·lae [stroh-bahy-lee]. /stroʊˈbaɪ li/. Zoology.
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There are some species which, having no hydroid or strobila state, mature without alternation of generation (metagenesis).The Sea-beach at Ebb-tide|Augusta Foote Arnold
Strobila, stro-bī′la, n. a discomedusan at the stage succeeding the scyphistoma: a segmented tapeworm.
But in the case of the strobila we say that it is not changed, but dies, and is no part of the personality of the medusa.Life and Habit|Samuel Butler
The segmentation of the strobila is very indistinct, but the reproductive organs occur at regular intervals.Parasites|T. Spencer Cobbold