Scyphozoa

noun plural

Scyph·​o·​zoa ˌskif-ə-ˈzō-ə How to pronounce Scyphozoa (audio)
: a class of coelenterates that includes jellyfishes (as the sea wasps) having gastric tentacles and no true polyp stage
scyphozoan adjective or noun

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“Scyphozoa.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Scyphozoa. Accessed 18 Jun. 2024.

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