Cirri vs Cirrid - What's the difference?

cirri | cirrid |


In zoology|lang=en terms the difference between cirri and cirrid

is that cirri is (zoology) grouped cilia that function as "legs" in certain species of protists while cirrid is (zoology) any member of the cirridae.

As nouns the difference between cirri and cirrid

is that cirri is (botany) tendrils or claspers while cirrid is (zoology) any member of the cirridae.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

cirri

English

Noun

(head)
  • (botany) Tendrils or claspers.
  • (zoology) Grouped cilia that function as "legs" in certain species of protists.
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    cirrid

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (zoology) Any member of the Cirridae.