Tentacles

Tentacles are long, slender, flexible growths found on jellyfish, Portuguese man-of-wars, squid, and octopi. Tentacles are used for grasping, feeling, moving, and killing prey by stinging.

Last Updated: September 23, 2009

Author: Jan Nissl, RN, BS

Medical Review: Martin Gabica, MD - Family Medicine & William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine

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