How to use Blastostyles in a sentence

blastostyles
  • In some cases, any polyp of the colony may bud medusae; in other cases, only certain polyps, the blastostyles, have this power.

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  • When blastostyles are present, however, they are never enclosed FIG.

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  • Trophosome encrusting with hydranths of Bougainvillea-type, polyps differentiated into blastostyles, gastrozoids and dactylozoids; gonosome free medusae or gonophores.

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  • The medusa-buds, as already stated, are always produced from blastostyles, reduced non-nutritive polyps without mouth or tentacles.

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  • The blastostyles, gonophores and gonothecae furnish a series of variations which can best be considered as so many stages of evolution.

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  • Gonostyles, appendages which produce by budding medusae or gonophores, like the blastostyles of a hydroid colony.

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  • The gonostyles have been compared to the blastostyles of a hydroid colony, or to the manubrium of a medusa which produces free or sessile medusa-buds.

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