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Definition of Hydroidea
HydroideaHydroidea Hy*droi"de*a, n. pl. [NL. See Hydra, and -oid.]
An extensive order of Hydrozoa or Acaleph[ae]. [Written also
Note: This order includes the hydras and the free-swimming
hydromedus[ae], together with a great variety of marine
attached hydroids, many of which grow up into large,
elegantly branched forms, consisting of a vast number
of zooids (hydranths, gonophores, etc.), united by
hollow stems. All the zooids of a colony are produced
from one primary zooid, by successive buddings. The
Siphonophora have also been included in this order by
some writers. See Gymnoblastea, Hydromedusa,
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