Strobilation | definition of strobilation by Medical dictionary
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Asexual reproduction by division of the body into segments, as in tapeworms and jellyfish.
strobilation asexual reproduction by division into segments, as in tapeworms and jellyfishes (see EPHYRA, SCYPHISTOMA).
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As with most scyphomedusae, Cyanea capillata's ephyrae arise by fission from a diminutive polyp stage during a process termed strobilation
(well described by Russell, 1970).
Scyphozoan polyps typically produce juvenile medusae by the process of strobilation
, which can be induced in various ways.
time about 7 days; easily induced with periods of chilling.
One example is the process of strobilation
in symbiotic scyphozoans such as Mastigias (Sugiura, 1964) and Cassiopeia (Colley and Trench, 1985); these jellyfish produce ephyrae only in the presence of Symbiodinium.
bermudense were ultimately maintained in the endodermal cells and could stimulate strobilation
of Chrysaora quinquecirrha polyps in the laboratory.