Pronunciation: (strō-bī'lu), [key]
—pl. -laePronunciation: (-lē). [key] Zool.
1. the body of a tapeworm exclusive of the head and neck region. Cf. scolex.
2. the chain of segments of the larva of a jellyfish in the class Scyphozoa, each segment of which gives rise to a free-swimming medusa.
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