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Cnidoblast

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Cnidoblast (Zoöl) One of the cells which, in the Cœlenterata, develop into cnidæ.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n cnidoblast In zoology, the bud of a thread-cell; a budding thread-cell, from the contents of which a nematocyst is developed.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Cnida, + -blast,

Usage

In literature:

The entire nematocyst is enclosed in the cnidoblast which formed it.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 14, Slice 2" by Various
On what parts of the body do the cnidoblasts occur?
"Elementary Zoology, Second Edition" by Vernon L. Kellogg
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