Anthomedusae

plural noun An·tho·me·du·sae

Definition of Anthomedusae

  1. :  a suborder of Hydroida that is sometimes regarded as a separate order of Hydrozoa and that includes hydrozoans, that has the hydranths and reproductive zooids unprotected by thecae, and that sometimes has medusae which bear the gonads in the manubrium and lack lithocysts

anthomedusan

adjective or noun

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Origin and Etymology of anthomedusae

New Latin, from 1anth- + medusae (plural of medusa)


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