Definition of Medusans
1. medusan [n] - See also: medusan
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Medusans
Literary usage of Medusans
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Microscope: And Its Revelations by William Benjamin Carpenter (1856)
"When we turn from these small and simple forms, to the large and highly-developed medusans which are commonly known as "jelly-fish," we find that their ..."
2. Obstetrics, the science and the art by Charles Delucena Meigs (1867)
"... echinoderms, medusans, and polyps. Upon a more minute examination, under still higher powers, there is seen a compressed orbicular stratum of a ..."
3. The British and Foreign Medico-chirurgical Review, Or, Quarterly Journal of (1856)
"... fact that the true generative apparatus of many of them was developed in the form of free-swimming medusans, having until lately escaped observation. ..."
4. Notes on Some Upper Cretaceous Volutidae, with Descriptions of New Species by William Healey Dall (1908)
"... and Pleurobrachia.1 In fact, crustaceans, medusans, worms,2 and shell-less mollusks are the main sources of supply, but the medusans were thought by ..."