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...
- individual organism, each specimen is in fact a colonial organism composed of medusoid and polypoid zooids that are morphologically and functionally specialized[how...
- different kinds of zooids have been described in the man o' war: three of the medusoid type (gonop****s, nectop****s, and vestigial nectop****s) and four of the...
- colonies. Some colonial Cnidaria develop as stolons with interconnected medusoid structures that later separate.[citation needed] Some worm-like animals...
- referred to as a sea gooseberry. These comb jellies are often mistaken for medusoid Cnidaria, but lack stinging cells. Traditionally, Ctenophora has been thought...
- Olaf in the stomach, inadvertently shattering the helmet containing the Medusoid Mycelium, a deadly fungus, infecting the island's entire po****tion. The...
- Actinulida are an order of hydrozoans in the subcl**** Trachylinae. Very small, medusoid Hydrozoa without polyp phase, living in the sand interstitial, solitary...
- tentacles. Cnidarians have huge numbers of cnidocytes on their tentacles. In medusoid form, the body floats on water so that the tentacles hang down in a ring...
- 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...
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