Thecophora

thecophora

(Science: zoology) A division of hydroids comprising those which have the hydranths in thecae and the gonophores in capsules. The campanularians and sertularians are examples.

Synonym: thecata.

Origin: NL, from Gr. A case _ to bear.

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