Definition of Comb jelly

1. Noun. Biradially symmetrical hermaphroditic solitary marine animals resembling jellyfishes having for locomotion eight rows of cilia arranged like teeth in a comb.

Exact synonyms: Ctenophore
Generic synonyms: Invertebrate
Group relationships: Ctenophora, Phylum Ctenophora
Terms within: Comb-plate, Ctene, Comb
Specialized synonyms: Beroe, Platyctenean, Sea Gooseberry, Cestum Veneris, Venus's Girdle



Definition of Comb jelly

1. Noun. A jelly-like marine animal of the phylum Ctenophora; a ctenophore. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Comb Jelly

comatoseness
comatulae
comatulid
comatulids
comb
comb-brush
comb-footed spider
comb-growth test
comb-jellies
comb-jelly
comb-out
comb-over
comb-overs
comb ceramic
comb jellies
comb jelly (current term)
comb out
comb over
comb plate
comb through
combability
combable
combat
combat-ready
combat area
combat armor suit
combat armor suits
combat armour suit
combat armour suits
combat boot

Literary usage of Comb jelly

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1. A Textbook in General Zoology by Henry Richardson Linville, Henry Augustus Kelly (1906)
"The body of the comb-jelly is soft like that of the jellyfish, but the plan of structure ... The comb-jelly produces a phosphorescent light when disturbed. ..."

2. Problems of Nature by Gustav Jäger (1897)
"A. Neurula of a comb-jelly (Eucharis), perpendicular section; a exoderm; » formation of neural fold; b entoderm, forming gastral fold; c mesoderm; ..."

3. Bulletin of the United States Fish Commission by United States Fish Commission (1906)
"They flew aboard, attracted by deck lights. These birds had lx.4'11 feeling on fish eggs? and ctenophores or comb-jelly. During the clay many were seen ..."

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