Medical Dictionary

physalia

play
noun phy·sa·lia \fī-ˈsā-lē-ə\

Medical Definition of physalia

  1. 1 capitalized :  a genus of large oceanic siphonophores (family Physaliidae) including the Portuguese man-of-wars

  2. 2:  any siphonophore of the genus Physalia


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up physalia? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

feeling or affected by lethargy

Get Word of the Day daily email!