strobilation


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stro·bi·la·tion

 (strō′bə-lā′shən)
n.
Asexual reproduction by division of the body into segments, as in tapeworms and jellyfish.

strobilation

(ˌstrəʊbɪˈleɪʃən) ;

strobilization

(ˌstrəʊbɪlaɪˈzeɪʃən) or

strobilisation

n
(Zoology) asexual reproduction by division into segments, as in tapeworms and jellyfishes
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Life cycle of Carybdea marsupialis Linnaeus, 1758 (Cubozoa, Carybdeidae) reveals metamorphosis to be a modified strobilation.
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89 EFFECTS OF SALINITY CONCENTRATION ON RATES OF POLYP CLONING, GROWTH, AND STROBILATION IN THE AURELIA LABIATA (CNIDARIA, SCYPHOZOA).
Strobilation was induced by chilling the system for 3 weeks to 15[degrees]C, via an immersion chiller, and then allowing the system to return to 23[degrees]C over the course of a week.
In species that bud by strobilation (for example, Aplidium pallidum, Amoroucium yamazii, and Amoroucium constellatum in the Polyclinidae family), the morphogenetic region derives from the digestive or epicardial tissue of an elongated abdominal section of the mother bud or zooid, which also has an endodermal origin (Berrill, 1951; Fig.
Rates of development were not completely uniform between individuals, and in some cases a tentacle rudiment formed within 2 days of strobilation during the ephyral phase.