Definition of strobilation in English:

strobilation

noun

Zoology

See strobila

  • ‘Collectively, these studies indicate that iodinated organic compounds, such as thyroxine, can affect strobilation and mineralization in cnidarians.’
  • ‘A temperature drop from 15 to 10° induces strobilation of polyps of Aurelia aurita from the North Sea.’
  • ‘This species reproduces through strobilation, similar to most other jellies, but with varying seasonality.’
  • ‘However, a strobilation event in November 1998 prevented the complete loss of medusae.’
  • ‘The usual strobilation period for Aurelia aurita lasted from early March to about May.’