Definition of hydromedusa in English:

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hydromedusa

Pronunciation: /ˌhīdrōməˈd(y)o͞osə/ /-zə/

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

Zoology
The medusoid phase of a hydroid coelenterate.
Example sentences
  • 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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Syllabification: hy·dro·me·du·sa

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