A cnidocyte (also known as a cnidoblast or nematocyte) is an explosive cell ...
that defines the phylum Cnidaria (corals, sea anemones, hydrae, jellyfish, etc.) ...
The externally oriented side of t...
Phylum Cnidaria. They have 2 tissue layers, ... Each cnidocyte has a modified
cilium - cnidocil, and is armed with a stinging structure called a nematocyst.
The outer wall of the cell has hairlike projections called cnidocils, which are
sensitive ... Animals from the phylum Cnidaria have stinging cells called
The phylum Cnidaria (pronounced nid-AIR-ee-ah) contains approximately 9000
living ... The stinging cells are called cnidocytes and contain a structure called a
nematocyst. ... It has a potent sting that leaves an itchy rash on human skin.
Each cnidocyte has an internal capsule know as nematocyst where the actual
urticating ... Besides cnidarians another animal phylum with species presenting ...
The outer wall of the cell has hairlike projections called cnidocils, which are ...
Figure 1: Animals from the phylum Cnidaria have stinging cells called cnidocytes.
Apr 17, 2013 ... If even the most primitive animal phylum has members that are ... Cnidarians all
have cnidocytes (cnida = nettle, like plant nettles that stick you ...
Cnidocytes containing nematocysts (cnidae) are characteristic of (and limited to)
this phylum. ... So, although a common laboratory animal Hydra is an atypical
hydrozoan, because it only has a polyp stage and lives in fresh water. 2.
Oct 9, 2014 ... Introduction A Cnidocyte is also called as a cnidoblast or a nematocyte. ...
organelle (organ) called cnida which is a characteristic of the phylum Cnidaria. ...
The moment the organism has an enemy around, it fires off the ...
Used to be just one phylum -Coelenterata (hollow gut). ... All have specialized
stinging cells (cnidocytes) containing stinging organelles (nematocysts). Specific