coenosarc


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coenosarc

[′sē·nə‚särk]
(invertebrate zoology)
The living axial part of a hydroid colony.
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For example, Favities pentagona targeted violet-excited green fluorescence to the coenosarc of some colonies while targeting blue-excited green fluorescence to the mouth region (Fig.
Coral polyps were subdivided into oral disc (M), coenosarc (Cs), tentacles (Ten), costae (Co), calice (Ca), and septa (Ss).
The second type is deeper in the coenosarc and close to the base of the colony [ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURE 1b OMITTED].