Definition of Nectocalyx

1. n. The swimming bell or umbrella of a jellyfish of medusa.



Definition of Nectocalyx

1. Noun. (zoology) The swimming bell or umbrella of a jellyfish or medusa. ¹

2. Noun. (zoology) One of the zooids of certain Siphonophora, having somewhat the form, and the essential structure, of the bell of a jellyfish, and acting as a swimming organ. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Nectocalyx

1. Origin: NL, fr. Gr. Swimming + a calyx. The swimming bell or umbrella of a jellyfish of medusa. One of the zooids of certain Siphonophora, having somewhat the form, and the essential structure, of the bell of a jellyfish, and acting as a swimming organ. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nectocalyx

nectarine
nectarine tree
nectarines
nectarivorous
nectarize
nectarized
nectarizes
nectarizing
nectarless
nectarlike
nectarous
nectars
nectary
nectin
nectocalyces
nectocalyx (current term)
nectophore
nectophores
nectosack
nectostem
necturus
necturus maculosus
necyomancy
ned
nedaplatin
nedder
nedders
neddies
neddy
neddylation

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