calyptopis

noun
ca·​lyp·​to·​pis | \ kəˈliptəpə̇s \
variants: or calyptopsis \ ˌkalə̇pˈtäpsə̇s \
plural calyptopes\ -​ˌpēz \ or calyptopses\ -​(ˌ)sēz \

Definition of calyptopis

: a modified zoea larva typical of euphausiid crustaceans

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History and Etymology for calyptopis

New Latin, from Greek kalyptos + New Latin -opis or -opsis

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“Calyptopis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/calyptopis. Accessed 26 Oct. 2021.

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