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pneumatocyst

[noo-mat-uh-sist, nyoo-, noo-muh-tuh-, nyoo] /nʊˈmæt ə sɪst, nyʊ-, ˈnu mə tə-, ˈnyu/
noun, Biology
1.
the cavity of a pneumatophore.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60; pneumato- + -cyst
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  • In contrast, a bull kelp plant has only one pneumatocyst that supports several blades near the water's surface.

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