Hydrophyllium definition

(zoology) One of the flat, leaf-like, protective zooids covering other zooids of certain Siphonophora.
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Origin of hydrophyllium

  • From Ancient Greek ὕδωρ (hudōr, “water”) + φύλλιον (phullion), diminutive of φύλλον (phullon, “leaf”).

    From Wiktionary