metanauplius

noun
meta·​nauplius

Definition of metanauplius

: a crustacean larva of the stage after the nauplius that has about seven pairs of appendages

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History and Etymology for metanauplius

New Latin, from meta- + nauplius

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“Metanauplius.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/metanauplius. Accessed 7 Jul. 2022.

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