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Ctenizidae
Ctenocephalides
Ctenocephalides canis
Ctenocephalides felis
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Ctenolabrus adspersus
Ctenolabrus rupestris
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ctenophore definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: biradially symmetrical hermaphroditic solitary marine animals resembling jellyfishes having for locomotion eight rows of cilia arranged like teeth in a comb [syn: ctenophore, comb jelly]

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: ultimately from Greek kten-, kteis + pherein to carry more at bear Date: circa 1882 any of a phylum (Ctenophora) of marine animals superficially resembling jellyfishes but having biradial symmetry and swimming by means of eight bands of transverse ciliated plates called also comb jelly ctenophoran noun or adjective

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. any marine animal of the phylum Ctenophora, having a jellyfish-like body bearing rows of cilia, e.g. sea gooseberries. Etymology: mod.L ctenophorus (as CTENOID)

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Ctenophore Cten"o*phore (t?n"?-f?r), n. (Zo["o]l.) One of the Ctenophora.




 


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