Definition of Trophosome

1. n. The nutritive zooids of a hydroid, collectively, as distinguished from the gonosome, or reproductive zooids.



Definition of Trophosome

1. Noun. (biology) The group of nutritive zooids of a hydrozoan ¹

2. Noun. (biology) The mass of chemolithoautotrophic bacteria in a pogonophoran that metabolizes sulfide ¹

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Medical Definition of Trophosome

1. The nutritive zooids of a hydroid, collectively, as distinguished from the gonosome, or reproductive zooids. Origin: Gr. A feeder + -some body. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Trophosome

trophodynamics
trophological
trophology
trophonema
trophoneurosis
trophoneurotic
trophoneurotic atrophy
trophoneurotic leprosy
trophont
trophonts
trophonucleus
trophophyte
trophophytes
trophoplast
trophosomal
trophosome (current term)
trophosomes
trophosperm
trophosperms
trophospongia
trophotaxis
trophotherapy
trophotropic
trophotropic zone of Hess
trophotropism
trophozoite
trophozoites
trophy
trophy case
trophy veep

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