"Ctenophora" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Phylum of marine colenterates characterized by eight comb rows of fused cilia on the body surface. In contrast to CNIDARIA they lack stinging cells, but they are voracious predators and possess sticky cells (colloblasts) for capturing prey. Most species are transparent and many exhibit bioluminescence.
- Sea Walnuts
- Sea Walnut
- Walnut, Sea
- Walnuts, Sea
- Comb Jellies
- Comb Jelly
- Jellies, Comb
- Jelly, Comb
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