any of an order (Mysidacea) of small, shrimplike, malacostracan crustaceans with a carapace over most of the thorax
Origin of mysidfrom Modern Latin Mysidacea
Any of various small, shrimplike, chiefly marine crustaceans of the order Mysida, the females of which carry their eggs in a pouch beneath the thorax. Also called opossum shrimp .
Origin of mysidFrom New Latin Mysis Mysid- type genus from Greek musis a closing from mūein to close the lips or eyes
- (zoology) Any member of the Mysidae.