Definition of jellyfish
Examples of jellyfish in a Sentence
a jellyfish who was afraid to tell her boss that her latest brainstorm was just plain bad
Recent Examples of jellyfish from the Web
Sea lice Irritating rash is seldom harmful Sea lice are not insects but baby thimble jellyfish.
In this video, shot by marine biologist Johnny Gaskell, a young green sea turtle munches on a jellyfish in the shallow waters around Hook Island, Queensland, in Australia’s famous Great Barrier Reef.
Most of the Gulf is a barren desert, empty sand and little else but jellyfish and starfish.
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Their journey through the ocean includes sharks, sea turtles, jellyfish and other sea creatures.
In addition to sea life such as sharks and jellyfish, there is hyperthermia (too cold) and hypothermia (overheating), waves, currents and the mental stamina required to stay focused and avoid panic.
Follicle stimulating hormone (FSH), like other hormones produced in the pituitary, is ancient; it is evolutionarily conserved and found even in organisms like jellyfishes, corals, and sea anemones.
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First Known Use of jellyfish
JELLYFISH Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of jellyfish for English Language Learners
: a sea animal that has a very soft body and that can sting
JELLYFISH Defined for Kids
Definition of jellyfish for Students
: a free-swimming sea animal related to the corals that has a nearly transparent jellylike body shaped like a saucer and tentacles with stinging cells
Medical Definition of jellyfish
: a free-swimming marine coelenterate that is the sexually reproducing form of a hydrozoan or scyphozoan and has a nearly transparent saucer-shaped body and extensible marginal tentacles studded with stinging cells
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