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[nahy-duh-blast] /ˈnaɪ dəˌblæst/

noun, Zoology.
the cell within which a nematocyst is developed.
/ˈnaɪdəʊˌblɑːst; ˈknaɪ-/
(zoology) any of the cells of a coelenterate that contain nematocysts


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