Nectocalyx

nectocalyx

Origin: NL, fr. Gr. Swimming _ a calyx.

(Science: zoology) The swimming bell or umbrella of a jellyfish of medusa.

One of the zooids of certain siphonophora, having somewhat the form, and the essential structure, of the bell of a jellyfish, and acting as a swimming organ.

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