Stauromedusae

plural noun Stau·ro·medusae \¦stȯ(ˌ)rō+\

Definition of Stauromedusae

  1. :  an order of Scyphozoa comprising stalked or sessile jellyfish that have an aboral stalk ending in a sucker by which they attach themselves to marine plants and other objects, that both as larvae and adults are creeping or sessile, and that are limited to colder seas of both northern and southern hemispheres

stauromedusan

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Origin and Etymology of stauromedusae

New Latin, from stauro- + medusae, plural of medusa


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