Definition of hydromedusa in English:


Syllabification: hy·dro·me·du·sa
Pronunciation: /ˌhīdrōməˈd(y)o͞osə, -zə

noun (plural hydromedusae /-ˌsē, -ˌzē/)

  • The medusoid phase of a hydroid coelenterate.
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    • Here we describe diverse proteins from previously undersampled and completely new sources, including hydromedusae.
    • Fluorescent pigments have recently been identified as proteins related to the green-fluorescent protein of the hydromedusa Aequorea victoria.

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