polypide


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polypide

(ˈpɒlɪˌpaɪd)
n
(Zoology) zoology a visible digestive system and muscles
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Prior to their dislodgement from the weighing dish, all of these individuals were observed to be either simply ancestrulae with a regressed polypide or ancestrulae with but a few budded zooids.
To some degree the enlargement of the apical disc in several nonfeeding larval forms is due to the addition of undifferentiated cell types that contribute to the polypide after metamorphosis.
Flow and polypide distribution in the cheilostome bryozoan Bugula and their inference in Archimedes.
The duration of metamorphosis was defined as the time from eversion of the larval metasomal sac to eversion of the lophophore of the ancestrular polypide.