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n. - Sessile hydroid that forms feathery colonies.

Usage examples (8)
  • (Sertularia, abietina and operculata); these last are found especially attached to stones, shells and sea-weeds.
  • Voyage of the Astrolabe that an Actinia or sea-anemone, as well as a flexible coralline allied to Sertularia, both possess this means of offence or defence.
  • In the larger Sertularia the whole branched tree is connected by jelly threads, running through the stem, and all the thousands of mouths are spread out in the water.
  • I have, however, prepared a slide with this membrane removed and there you can observe the different parts, and learn that each one of these alcoves contains a complete animal,... for more
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