Definition of Medusoid. Meaning of Medusoid. Synonyms of Medusoid

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Definition of Medusoid

Medusoid
Medusoid Me*du"soid, a. [Medusa + -oid.] (Zo["o]l.) Like a medusa; having the fundamental structure of a medusa, but without a locomotive disk; -- said of the sessile gonophores of hydroids. -- n. A sessile gonophore. See Illust. under Gonosome.

Meaning of Medusoid from wikipedia

- polypoid and a medusoid stage in their lifecycles, although a number of them have only one or the other. For example, Hydra has no medusoid stage, while...
- mushroom named Medusoid Mycelium. They wax and wane, but are deadly when waxing. The grotto is remote enough that it can quarantine the Medusoid Mycelium from...
- siphonop****, the Portuguese man o' war is composed of three types of medusoids (gonop****s, siphosomal nectop****s, and vestigial siphosomal nectop****s)...
- Siphonop****s are of special scientific interest because they are composed of medusoid and polypoid zooids that are morphologically and functionally specialized...
- referred to as a sea gooseberry. These comb jellies are often mistaken for medusoid Cnidaria, but lack stinging cells. Traditionally, Ctenophora has been thought...
- colonies. Some colonial Cnidaria develop as stolons with interconnected medusoid structures that later separate.[citation needed] Some worm-like animals...
- At least some Staurozoa also have a polyp form that alternates with the medusoid portion of the life cycle. Until recently, Staurozoa were cl****ified within...
- Olaf in the stomach, inadvertently shattering the helmet containing the Medusoid Mycelium, a deadly fungus, infecting the island's entire po****tion. The...
- there. Angered, Olaf declares that he is going to the roof to get the Medusoid Mycelium which he will spread through the hotel, kill everyone, and escape...
- marine animals from the phylum Hydrozoa that consist of a specialized medusoid and polyp zooid. Some siphonop****s, including the genus Erenna that live...
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