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hydrosome

[hahy-druh-sohm] /ˈhaɪ drəˌsoʊm/
noun, Zoology
1.
the entire body of a compound hydrozoan.
Origin
1860-1865
1860-65; hydro- (combining form representing hydra) + -some3
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hydrosome

/ˈhaɪdrəˌsəʊm/
noun
1.
(zoology) the body of a colonial hydrozoan
Word Origin
C19: from hydro-, from hydra + -some³
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