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Hydrozoan vs Trophosome - What's the difference?

hydrozoan | trophosome |

In biology terms the difference between hydrozoan and trophosome

is that hydrozoan is any of many colonial coelenterates, of the class Hydrozoa, including the hydras, hydroids, hydrocorals, and siphonophores while trophosome is the mass of chemolithoautotrophic bacteria in a pogonophoran that metabolizes sulfide.

hydrozoan

English

Noun

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

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (biology) The group of nutritive zooids of a hydrozoan
  • (biology) The mass of chemolithoautotrophic bacteria in a pogonophoran that metabolizes sulfide