umbellulariamedical dictionary

<zoology> A genus of deep-sea alcyonaria consisting of a cluster of large flowerlike polyps situated at the summit of a long, slender stem which stands upright in the mud, supported by a bulbous base.

Origin: NL. Umbellule.

(01 Mar 1998)

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