what are the functions of the cnidoblasts in the hydra?

Asked by aishanikhanna | 3rd Mar, 2011, 01:29: AM

Expert Answer:

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In coelenterates, specialised cells called cnidoblasts are present, which contain stinging cell organelles called nematocysts. Nematocysts help to paralyse or hold the prey by injecting poison present within it.
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Answered by  | 4th Mar, 2011, 08:01: AM

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