Hydra

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Related to Hydra (disambiguation): Haliotis, Hyla, obelia, Hidra

Hydra

a genus of the coelenterate class Hydrozoa. Most species are found in freshwater, and are unusual members of the Hydrozoa in not having an ALTERNATION OF GENERATIONS.
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