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(Zoology) the locomotor organ of ctenophores. Also called: comb-plate
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|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
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