[nahy-duh-sist] /ˈnaɪ dəˌsɪst/

noun, Zoology.
a nematocyst.

Read Also:

  • Cnidocysts

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

  • Cnidogenous

    [nahy-doj-uh-nuh s] /naɪˈdɒdʒ ə nəs/ adjective, Zoology. 1. producing or containing nematocysts.

  • Cnidophobia

    noun a fear of stings Word Origin cnidarian ‘aquatic invertebrate phylum with stinging cells’

  • Cnidophore

    [nahy-duh-fawr, -fohr] /ˈnaɪ dəˌfɔr, -ˌfoʊr/ noun, Zoology. 1. a part or organ bearing cnidoblasts.

  • Cnidus

    [nahy-duh s] /ˈnaɪ dəs/ noun 1. an ancient city in SW Asia Minor, in Caria: the Athenians defeated the Spartans in a naval battle near here 394 b.c. /ˈnaɪdəs; ˈknaɪ-/ noun 1. an ancient Greek city in SW Asia Minor: famous for its school of medicine a town and harbour on the extreme south-west of […]

Disclaimer: Cnidocyst definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.