: a medusa (as of the orders Anthomedusae and Leptomedusae) produced as a bud from a hydroid
Examples of hydromedusa in a Sentence
Recent Examples on the WebDuring a spring dive at a depth of six meters, a small hydromedusa of the Pandea conica genus, among an infinity of tiny tunicates, is carried by the current of the Calabrian side of the Strait of Messina.
Cecilia Rodriguez, Forbes, 7 Nov. 2021 Rob Condon, an assistant professor at the University of North Carolina Wilmington, which houses the Jellyfish Database Initiative, says the jelly might be a hydromedusa.
Tim Samuel, National Geographic, 7 June 2016
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