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hydranth

[hahy-druh nth] /ˈhaɪ drənθ/
noun, Zoology
1.
the terminal part of a hydroid polyp that bears the mouth and tentacles and contains the stomach region.
Origin
1870-1875
1870-75; hydr(a) + Greek ánth(os) flower
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hydranth

/ˈhaɪdrænθ/
noun
1.
a polyp in a colony of hydrozoan coelenterates that is specialized for feeding rather than reproduction
Word Origin
C19: from hydra + Greek anthos flower
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