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Definition of Pneumatocyst

Pneumatocyst
Pneumatocyst Pneu*mat"o*cyst, n. [Pneumato- + cyst.] (Zo["o]l.) A cyst or sac of a siphonophore, containing air, and serving as a float, as in Physalia.

Meaning of Pneumatocyst from wikipedia

- syndrome, in which case it may not go away for months. Intraosseous pneumatocysts in the bone are rare and of unclear origin. They are benign and usually...
- In phycology, a pneumatocyst is a floating structure that contains gas found on brown seaweed. A seaweed's thallus may have more than one. They provide...
- a holdfast of about 40 cm (16 in), and a single stipe, topped with a pneumatocyst containing carbon monoxide, from which sprout the numerous (about 30-64)...
- with a pneumatocyst at the base of each blade where it attaches to the main stipe. Species of Sarg****um also bear many blades and pneumatocysts, but both...
- flattened structure that is somewhat leaf-like Sorus: spore cluster pneumatocyst, air bladder: a flotation-****isting organ on the blade Kelp, float: a...
- with a single pneumatocyst (gas bladder) at the base of each blade. At the base of each stalk a cluster of blades that lack pneumatocysts, instead they...
- anchors the kelp to the substrate of the ocean. Gas-filled bladders (pneumatocysts) form at the base of blades of American species, such as Nereocystis...
- structure a single long stipe rises to the surface waters, where a large pneumatocyst keeps a tangle of blades at the surface to aid photosynthesis. The species...
- the largest of all the phaeophyceae or brown algae. Macrocystis has pneumatocysts at the base of its blades. Sporophytes are perennial and the individual...
- General: Mastigonemes Diatoms: Frustule Brown algae: Lamina Pneumatocyst...