Scyphozoa

noun plural
Scyph·​o·​zoa | \ ˌskif-ə-ˈzō-ə How to pronounce Scyphozoa (audio) \

Medical Definition of Scyphozoa

: a class of coelenterates that includes jellyfishes (as the sea wasps) having gastric tentacles and no true polyp stage

Other Words from Scyphozoa

scyphozoan \ -​ˈzō-​ən How to pronounce scyphozoan (audio) \ adjective or noun

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“Scyphozoa.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Scyphozoa. Accessed 23 Oct. 2020.

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