Leptomedusae

plural noun
Lep·to·medusae | \¦lep(ˌ)tō+\

Definition of Leptomedusae 

: a suborder of the order Hydroida or in some classifications a separate order of Hydrozoa comprising coelenterates in which the hydranths and the productive zooids are protected by a theca, the medusae bear gonads on the radial canals, and the lithocysts when present are of ectodermal origin

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leptomedusan \"+ \ adjective or noun

History and Etymology for Leptomedusae

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

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