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hydranth


hydranth


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hydranth  \Hy"dranth\,  n.  [Hydra  +  Gr  ?  a  flower.]  (Zo["o]l.) 
  One  of  the  nutritive  zooids  of  a  hydroid  colony.  Also  applied 
  to  the  proboscis  or  manubrium  of  a  hydroid  medusa.  See 
  Illust.  of  {Hydroidea}.