Definition of Medusae

1. Noun. (irregular plural of medusa) ¹



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Definition of Medusae

1. medusa [n] - See also: medusa

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Medusae

medullated nerve fiber
medullated nerve fibre
medullation
medullectomy
medullin
medullization
medullo-
medulloarthritis
medulloblastoma
medullocell
medulloepithelioma
medullomyoblastoma
medullæ
medusa
medusa's head
medusae (current term)
medusafish
medusafishes
medusahead
medusal
medusan
medusans
medusas
medusian
medusians
medusiform
medusoid
medusoids
medusæ
mee

Literary usage of Medusae

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1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"Turns produces free medusae. Amphi- nema is a medusan genus of unknown hydroid. а. ... free medusae or gono- The aP^x of lhe stomach is pro- phores. ..."

2. Comparative Physiology of the Brain and Comparative Psychology by Jacques Loeb (1900)
"CHAPTER II THE CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM OF medusae. EXPERIMENTS ON SPONTANEITY AND COORDINATION i. Experiments on medusae or jelly-fish afford us an excellent ..."

3. Animal Life: A First Book of Zoölogy by David Starr Jordan, Vernon Lyman Kellogg (1900)
"medusae or jelly-fishes.—Most of the other polyps differ from Hydra also in ... These medusae consist of a soft gelatinous bell- or umbrella-shaped body, ..."

4. The Encyclopedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"Turns produces free medusae. ... It buds medusae, which, however, are as yet only known in an immature condition (C. ..."

5. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1916)
"As soon as we reached the part of the stream where the medusae had been found we began to strain our eyes, attempting to get a glimpse of one in the murky ..."

6. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"medusae are nearly always of separate boxes, and instances of ... medusae often have the power of budding, and the buds arc formed cither OD the ..."

7. Annals and Magazine of Natural History by William Jardine (1869)
"When disturbed, the medusae swam about, like other medusae, with their tentacles below. Two specimens of this species that Mr. M'Andrew brought home, ..."

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