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Definition of Polyps
PolypsMolluscoidea, including Brachiopoda and Bryozoa. Mollusca,
including Cephalopoda, Gastropoda, Pteropoda, Scaphopoda,
Lamellibranchiata or Acephala. Echinodermata, including
Holothurioidea, Echinoidea, Asterioidea, Ophiuroidea, and
Crinoidea. C[oe]lenterata, including Anthozoa or Polyps,
Ctenophora, and Hydrozoa or Acalephs. Spongiozoa or
Porifera, including the sponges. PolypPolyp Pol"yp, n. [L. polypus, Gr. ?, ?, literally,
many-footed; poly`s many + ?, ?, foot: cf. F. polype. See
Poly- and Foot, and cf. Polypode, Polypody, Poulp.]
(a) One of the feeding or nutritive zooids of a hydroid or
(b) One of the Anthozoa.
(c) pl. Same as Anthozoa. See Anthozoa, Madreporaria,
Hydroid. [Written also polype.]
Fresh-water polyp, the hydra.
Polyp stem (Zo["o]l.), that portion of the stem of a
siphonophore which bears the polypites, or feeding zooids.
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