glutinant nematocyst

glutinant nematocyst

[′glüt·ən·ənt nə′mad·ə‚sist]
(invertebrate zoology)
A nematocyst characterized by an open, sticky tube used for anchoring the cnidarian when walking on its tentacles.
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