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Meaning of comb jelly

comb' jel"ly

Pronunciation: (kōm), [key]
  1. any marine invertebrate of the phylum Ctenophora, comprising various nearly transparent creatures having rounded, oval, or band-shaped bodies propelled by eight iridescent appendages composed of cilia arranged like teeth on a comb. Also called
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