Definition of Cydippidea

1. Noun. Ctenophores having two long pinnate tentacles.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cydippidea

Cyclopes didactylus
Cyclophorus
Cyclophorus lingua
Cyclophyllidae
Cyclopteridae
Cyclopterus
Cyclopterus lumpus
Cyclosorus
Cyclospora
Cyclosporeae
Cyclostomata
Cycnoches
Cyd
Cydippea
Cydippida
Cydippidea (current term)
Cydonia
Cydonia oblonga
Cygnus
Cygnus atratus
Cygnus buccinator
Cygnus columbianus
Cygnus columbianus bewickii
Cygnus columbianus columbianus
Cygnus cygnus
Cygnus olor
Cygwin
Cyllenean
Cyllenian
Cymatiidae

Literary usage of Cydippidea

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1. The Cambridge Natural History by Arthur Everett Shipley, Sidney Frederic Harmer (1906)
"In /the Cydippidea the ova are produced on one side of the longitudinal canal ... The development of the Cydippidea is really direct, but there is a stage ..."

2. A Treatise on Zoology by Edwin Ray Lankester (1900)
"Cydippidea, Lesson. Ctenophora of spherical, cylindrical, or compressed form, with two simple oi branched tentacles retractile ..."

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