Definition of Hydrophyllia. Meaning of Hydrophyllia. Synonyms of Hydrophyllia

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Definition of Hydrophyllia

Hydrophyllia
Hydrophyllium Hy`dro*phyl"li*um, n.; pl. L. Hydrophyllia, E. Hydrophylliums. [NL., fr. Gr. "y`dwr water + ? a leaf.] (Zo["o]l.) One of the flat, leaflike, protective zooids, covering other zooids of certain Siphonophora.

Meaning of Hydrophyllia from wikipedia

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- their precise function in Praya dubia. Transparent bracts (also called hydrophyllia), are leaf-shaped organs generally thought to be another type of zooid...
- of Cystonectae. Past the nectosome is the siphosome, which contains hydrophyllia (protective bracts), gastrozooids (feeding polyps), gonop****s (reproductive...