cnidocil


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Related to cnidocil: mesoglea, scyphistoma, Cnidocyte, statocysts

cnidocil

the trigger on a CNIDOBLAST.
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Cnidocil apparatus: sensory receptor of Physalia nematocytes.
These changes were accompanied by the transformation of the knob surfaces (the number of cnidocils decreased and the number of discharged tubes increased, Fig.