Definition of Hydrotheca. Meaning of Hydrotheca. Synonyms of Hydrotheca

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Definition of Hydrotheca

Hydrotheca
Hydrotheca Hy`dro*the"ca, n.; pl. L. Hydrothec[ae], E. Hydrothecas. [NL., fr. E. hydra + Gr. ? a box.] (Zo["o]l.) One of the calicles which, in some Hydroidea (Thecaphora), protect the hydrants. See Illust. of Hydroidea, and Campanularian.

Meaning of Hydrotheca from wikipedia

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- a polyp with numerous tentacles occupied each of the chambers, called hydrotheca. Sometimes dried bryozoa are sold as "air ferns." Most commercially sold...
- order Leptothecata that forms regular branching stems and a distinctive hydrotheca. O. dichotoma can be found in climates from the arctic to the tropics...
- Their polyps are always living in colonies with the hydranths set in hydrotheca which are usually permanent and often long enough so the animal can fully...
- graopsis Melanopsamma herpotrichoides Melanopsamma hyalodidyma Melanopsamma hydrotheca Melanopsamma hypophoea Melanopsamma hypoxyloides Melanopsamma improvisa...
- hydroids' life, and old ones often have just the collar-like bottom of the hydrotheca remaining. The manubrium of the medusae is short. They lack a gastric...
- †Pleuriocardia †Pleuriocardia pauperculum Plicatula †Plicatula ferryi †Plicatula hydrothecaPollextentative report Polydoratentative report †Polystrata †Polystrata...