Meaning of hydroid


Pronunciation: (hī'droid), [key]
— adj.
  1. noting or pertaining to that form of hydrozoan that is asexual and grows into branching colonies by budding.
  1. the phase of a hydrozoan coelenterate that consists of polyp forms usually growing as an attached colony.
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