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Hydrozoan vs Hydranth - What's the difference?

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Hydrozoan is a related term of hydranth.


As nouns the difference between hydrozoan and hydranth

is that hydrozoan is (biology) any of many colonial coelenterates, of the class hydrozoa , including the hydras, hydroids, hydrocorals, and siphonophores while hydranth is (zoology) an individual polyp of a hydroid colony.

hydrozoan

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • (biology) Any of many colonial coelenterates, of the class Hydrozoa , including the hydras, hydroids, hydrocorals, and siphonophores.
  • hydranth

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (zoology) An individual polyp of a hydroid colony
  • *{{quote-book, 1970, Sylvan Meryl Rose, Regeneration citation
  • , passage=NM Stevens (1902) and Emil Godlewski (1904) described the transformation of pieces of stem to hydranths in the marine hydroid.}}

    See also

    *hydrant