cnida (plural cnidae)

A nematocyst.


• Candi, Danic, NiCad, andic, canid, n-adic, nicad

Source: Wiktionary

Cni"da, n.; pl. Cnidæ. Etym: [NL., fr. Gr. (Zoöl.)

Definition: One of the peculiar stinging, cells found in Coelenterata; a nematocyst; a lasso cell.

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition


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