Planula



[plan-yuh-luh] /ˈplæn yə lə/

noun, plural planulae
[plan-yuh-lee] /ˈplæn yəˌli/ (Show IPA). Zoology.
1.
the ciliate, free-swimming larva of a coelenterate.
/ˈplænjʊlə/
noun (pl) -lae (-ˌliː)
1.
the ciliated free-swimming larva of hydrozoan coelenterates such as the hydra
planula
(plān’yə-lə)
Plural planulae (plān’yə-lē’)
The flat, free-swimming, ciliated larva of a cnidarian.

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