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From Ancient Greek δάκτυλος ‎(dáktulos, finger) + ζῷον ‎(zōîon, animal) +‎ -oid.


dactylozooid ‎(plural dactylozooids)

  1. (biology) A kind of zooid of Siphonophora with an elongated or even vermiform body, with one tentacle, but no mouth.

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