Complete Definition of "ctenophore"

English
Image:Haeckel Ctenophorae.jpg|thumb|"Ctenophorae" from [Haeckel|Ernst Haeckel's ''w:Kunstformen der Natur|Kunstformen der Natur'', 1904]
Pronunciation
AHD|tÄn'É-fôr'

Noun
en-noun

  1. Any of various marine animals of the phylum Ctenophora, having lucent, mucilaginous bodies bearing eight rows of comblike cilia used for swimming. Another more common name for ctenophores is comb jelly.

Derived terms
ctenophoran
ctenophoric
ctenophorous

External links
pedialite

Category:Animals

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