Definition of Medusoids

1. Noun. (plural of medusoid) ¹



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Definition of Medusoids

1. medusoid [n] - See also: medusoid

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Medusoids

medullæ
medusa
medusa's head
medusae
medusafish
medusafishes
medusahead
medusal
medusan
medusans
medusas
medusian
medusians
medusiform
medusoid
medusoids (current term)
medusæ
mee
mee-maw
mee krob
meeces
meed
meedful
meedfully
meeds
meef
meeja
meek
meeked
meeken

Literary usage of Medusoids

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1. Report of the Annual Meeting (1863)
"On the Production of similar medusoids ly certain Hydroid Polypes belonging to different Genera. Bt/ the Rev. ..."

2. Half hours at the sea-side; or, Recreations with marine objects by John Ellor Taylor (1872)
"The medusoids are each furnished with a pedicel, which is in reality the mouth and stomach, and these hang down from the centre, as seen in Fig. 56. ..."

3. The Germ-cell Cycle in Animals by Robert William Hegner (1914)
""In the hydroid polyps and their medusoids the germ-cells always arise in the ectoderm; in species which produce sexual medusoids by budding, the germ cells ..."

4. The Study of Animal Life by John Arthur Thomson (1892)
"A fixed plant-like, asexual hydroid colony buds off free-swimming, sexual medusoids, from the fertilised eggs of which embryos develop which grow into ..."

5. Proceedings of the Royal Physical Society of Edinburgh by Royal Physical Society of Edinburgh (1863)
"It is impossible to construct any classification of the Hy- droid Zoophytes on the form or position of their generative sacs or medusoids, as these vary not ..."

6. The Natural History Review: A Quarterly Journal of Biological Science by Armagh Natural History and Philosophical Society, Belfast Natural History and Philosophical Society, Cork Scientific and Literary Society, Cuvierian Society of Cork, Dublin University Zoological and Botanical Association, Literary and Scientific Instit (1854)
"The medusoids of ... however, possess free medusoids, the names of these genera having been originally given to what were looked upon as independent forms ..."

7. A Manual of the Common Invertebrate Animals: Exclusive of Insects by Henry Sherring Pratt (1916)
"Key to the species of Tubularia here described: a, Polyps unbranched, in groups of 4 to 8; medusoids with distinct radial canals T. ..."

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