tentaculocyst


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tentaculocyst

[ten′tak·yə·lō‚sist]
(invertebrate zoology)
A sense organ located at the margin of the umbrella in some cnidarian medusoids, consisting of a modified tentacle with a cavity that often contains lithites.
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