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[nahy-duh-sil] /ˈnaɪ də sɪl/

noun, Zoology.
a hairlike sensory process projecting from the surface of a cnidoblast, believed to trigger the discharge of the nematocyst.


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    [nahy-duh-sist] /ˈnaɪ dəˌsɪst/ noun, Zoology. 1. a nematocyst.

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    [nahy-duh-sist] /ˈnaɪ dəˌsɪst/ noun, Zoology. 1. a nematocyst.

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