plural noun
Pero·​medusae | \ ¦perō+ \

Definition of Peromedusae

in some classifications
: a division of Scyphozoa that is characterized by the presence of four interradial tentaculocysts and is approximately equal to the order Coronatae

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History and Etymology for Peromedusae

New Latin, from Greek pēro- (from pēra pouch) + medusae, plural of medusa

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“Peromedusae.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

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