ctenophore

Definitions of ctenophore
  1. noun
    biradially symmetrical hermaphroditic solitary marine animals resembling jellyfishes having for locomotion eight rows of cilia arranged like teeth in a comb
    synonyms: comb jelly
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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
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    invertebrate
    any animal lacking a backbone or notochord; the term is not used as a scientific classification
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