Hydromedusa definition

hīdrō-mĭ-do͝osə, -dyo͝o-
A hydrozoan in the medusoid stage of its life cycle.
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A jellyfish (medusa) formed from a bud produced asexually on a hydroid.
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The South American snake-necked turtle.
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Noun

Singular:
hydromedusa
Plural:
hydromedusae

Origin of hydromedusa

  • hydro– medusa

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition