Definition of nematophore in English:

nematophore

noun

Zoology
  • A specialized cup-shaped nematocyst-bearing dactylozooid in the coenosarc of certain colonial hydrozoans.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Thomas Huxley (1825–1895), biologist and science educationist. From nemato- + -phore.

Pronunciation

nematophore

/ˈnɛmətəfɔː//ˈniːmətəfɔː//nɪˈmatəfɔː/