comb jelly

Definitions of comb jelly
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n biradially symmetrical hermaphroditic solitary marine animals resembling jellyfishes having for locomotion eight rows of cilia arranged like teeth in a comb

Synonyms:
ctenophore
Types:
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beroe
delicately iridescent thimble-shaped ctenophores
platyctenean
ctenophore have long tentacles and flattened body
sea gooseberry
ctenophore having a rounded body with longitudinal rows of cilia
Cestum veneris, Venus's girdle
ctenophore having a ribbon-shaped iridescent gelatinous body
Type of:
invertebrate
any animal lacking a backbone or notochord; the term is not used as a scientific classification

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