Definition of Hydrozoans

1. Noun. (plural of hydrozoan) ¹



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Definition of Hydrozoans

1. hydrozoan [n] - See also: hydrozoan

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hydrozoans

hydroxytryptophan
hydroxytryptophan decarboxylase
hydroxytryptophol
hydroxyurea
hydroxyureas
hydroxyvitamin
hydroxyzine
hydroxyzine hydrochloride
hydroxyzines
hydrozincite
hydrozincites
hydrozirconation
hydrozoal
hydrozoan
hydrozoans (current term)
hydrozoon
hydrozoons
hydruret
hydrurets
hydrus
hydrœcia
hydrœcium
hydræ
hydræmia
hydyne
hydynes
hye
hyed
hyeing

Literary usage of Hydrozoans

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1. Revised Text-book of Geology by James Dwight Dana, William North Rice (1897)
"Other hydrozoans, called Jellyfishes, or Medusae, have the gelatinous body disk-shaped ... This alternation of generations is very common among hydrozoans, ..."

2. Manual of Geology: Treating of the Principles of the Science with Special by James Dwight Dana (1894)
"Moreover, the tentacles and other parts are never normally a multiple of 5, but either of 4 or 6; of 4 in hydrozoans and 4 or 6 in Polyps. 1. ..."

3. An Introduction to Historical Geology: With Special Reference to North America by William John Miller (1916)
"hydrozoans are little creatures consisting of tube-like sacs with mouth at one end surrounded ... Some hydrozoans and Antho- zoans colonize and some do not. ..."

4. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1889)
"... an occasional elongated appendage of hydrozoans, devoid of a mouth and gastric cavity, and having a simple tentacular function : so called from its ..."

5. The Ottawa Naturalist by Ottawa Field-Naturalists' Club (1904)
"The hydrozoans and Ctenophores (which on this occasion may be considered together) of the northern seas are of exquisite shape and colouring. ..."

6. Elementary Palaeontology, Invertebrate by Henry Woods (1896)
"In many hydrozoans however, they are produced in another individual (medusa) which ... Many hydrozoans are compound animals, consisting of a number of ..."

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