Definition of Daphnia

1. Noun. Minute freshwater crustacean having a round body enclosed in a transparent shell; moves about like a flea by means of hairy branched antennae.

Exact synonyms: Water Flea
Generic synonyms: Branchiopod, Branchiopod Crustacean, Branchiopodan
Group relationships: Genus Daphnia



Definition of Daphnia

1. n. A genus of the genus Daphnia.

Definition of Daphnia

1. Noun. A water flea of the genus ''Daphnia''. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Daphnia

1. a minute crustacean [n -S]

Medical Definition of Daphnia

1. A genus of the genus Daphnia. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Daphnia

dantoning
dantons
dantrolene
dantrolene sodium
dantron
dants
daomanite
dap
dapagliflozin
dapatical
daphnane
daphne
daphne family
daphnes
daphnetin
daphnia (current term)
daphnias
daphnid
daphnids
daphniid
daphniids
daphnin
daphnomancy
dapifer
dapifers
dapiprazole
dappa
dappas
dapped
dapper

Literary usage of Daphnia

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1. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1857)
""An Account of the two Methods of Reproduction in daphnia, and of the Structure of the ' Ephippium.'" By JOHN LUBBOCK, Esq., FGS Communicated by CHARLES ..."

2. Morphology of Invertebrate Types by Alexander Ivanovitch Petrunkevitch (1916)
"daphnia PULEX Muller Material. Specimens of daphnia pulex may be collected at any time of the ... It is the common large daphnia of our fresh-water ponds. ..."

3. The Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science by Iowa Academy of Science (1891)
"... the " Revision of the Genus daphnia," by Jules Richard of Paris, has been published, ... (c) daphnia hybus, post abdomen. ..."

4. Bulletin of the University of Montana by Mont University of Montana (Missoula, University of Montana (Missoula, Mont.) (1903)
"daphnia Pond lies along the road about a mile and a half south of the ... Within a few miles of daphnia a dozen other ponds of similar nature may be ..."

5. Memoirs and Proceedings of the Manchester Literary & Philosophical Society by Manchester Literary and Philosophical Society (1860)
"MOSLEY, on "daphnia Pulex," March 21**, 1859. MB. MOSLEY commenced his account of the animal by ... Baird does not name this organ in the daphnia. ..."

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