Any of various marine invertebrates of the phylum Ctenophora, having transparent or translucent gelatinous bodies bearing eight rows of comblike cilia used for swimming. Many ctenophores are bioluminescent.Also called comb jelly.
[FromNew LatinCtenophora, phylum name : Greekkteis, kten-, comb + New Latin-phora, from neuter pl. ofGreek-phoros, -phore.]
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