Also found in: Thesaurus.
(Zoology) the locomotor organ of ctenophores. Also called: comb-plate
Switch to new thesaurus
|Noun||1.||ctene - a locomotor organ consisting of a row of strong cilia whose bases are fused|
comb jelly, ctenophore - biradially symmetrical hermaphroditic solitary marine animals resembling jellyfishes having for locomotion eight rows of cilia arranged like teeth in a comb
organ - a fully differentiated structural and functional unit in an animal that is specialized for some particular function