comb jelly

any marine invertebrate of the phylum Ctenophora, comprising various nearly transparent creatures having rounded, oval, or band-shaped bodies propelled by eight iridescent appendages composed of cilia arranged like teeth on a comb.
Also called ctenophore.

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comb jelly
another name for a ctenophore

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comb jelly   (kōm)  Pronunciation Key 
See ctenophore.
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Example sentences
Some scientists even doubt that the fossil is in fact that of a comb jelly.
And these luminescent particles were released by a comb jelly.
More recently, this invasion was tamed by the inadvertent introduction of yet another jellyfish that eats the comb jelly.
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