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hydromedusa

[hahy-droh-mi-doo-suh, -zuh, -dyoo-] /ˌhaɪ droʊ mɪˈdu sə, -zə, -ˈdyu-/
noun, plural hydromedusae
[hahy-droh-mi-doo-see, -dyoo-] /ˌhaɪ droʊ mɪˈdu si, -ˈdyu-/ (Show IPA)
1.
the medusa form of a hydrozoan.
Origin of hydromedusa
1885-1890
From New Latin, dating back to 1885-90; See origin at hydra, -o-, medusa
Related forms
hydromedusan, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for hydromedusa

hydromedusa

/ˌhaɪdrəʊmɪˈdjuːsə/
noun (pl) -sas, -sae (-siː)
1.
the medusa form of hydrozoan coelenterates
Derived Forms
hydromedusan, adjective
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