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scyphistoma Explained

scyphistoma at English irregular forms Of Explained:

(pl) scyphistomae

Scyphistoma at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Scyphistoma \Scy*phis"to*ma\, n.; pl. {Scyphistomata},
{Scyphistom[ae]}. [NL., fr. Gr. ? a cup + ? the mouth.]
(Zo["o]l.)
The young attached larva of Discophora in the stage when it
resembles a hydroid, or actinian.

scyphistoma at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==

Etymology

From Inter: etyl » grc a cup + the mouth.

Noun

Inter: en-noun » pl2=scyphistomae|pl3=scyphistomata
  • Inter: zoolog » y The young attached larva of Discophora in the stage when it resembles a hydroid, or actinian.

  • Inter: Webster 191 » 3
    Translation: vi » scyphistoma