cryptomedusoid

adjective
cryp·​to·​medusoid | \ ¦krip(ˌ)tō+ \

Definition of cryptomedusoid

: relating to the final stage in the reduction of the medusa or free-swimming generation of a hydroid to a rudiment bearing the sex cells within the gonophore

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History and Etymology for cryptomedusoid

crypt- + medusoid

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“Cryptomedusoid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cryptomedusoid. Accessed 3 Dec. 2021.

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