Definition of Actinula. Meaning of Actinula. Synonyms of Actinula

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Definition of Actinula

Actinula
Actinula Ac*tin"u*la, n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. ?, ?, a ray.] (Zo["o]l.) A kind of embryo of certain hydroids (Tubularia), having a stellate form.

Meaning of Actinula from wikipedia

- the sea in most cases. Zygotes become free-swimming planula larvae or actinula larvae that either settle on a suitable substrate (in the case of planulae)...
- fertilization occurs in the female medusoids. The fertilized eggs develop into actinula. These larvae develop directly into a new polyp. Although the medusa are...
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