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blastostyle


blastostyle


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Blastostyle  \Blas"to*style\,  n.  [Gr.  blasto`s  sprout,  bud  +  ?  a 
  pillar.]  (Zo["o]l.) 
  In  certain  hydroids,  an  imperfect  zooid,  whose  special 
  function  is  to  produce  medusoid  buds.  See  {Hydroidea},  and 
  {Athecata}.