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n.1.(Zool.) A stage in the development of discophorous medusæ, when they first begin to swim about after being detached from the strobila. See Strobila.
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He was then coming from Ephyra, where he had been to beg poison for his arrows from Ilus, son of Mermerus.
These were commanded by Tlepolemus, son of Hercules by Astyochea, whom he had carried off from Ephyra, on the river Selleis, after sacking many cities of valiant warriors.
By 2018 completion of a new sludge digestion plant Ephyra changed the amount and mode of transport for all lots.
Just like Sisyphus in Greek mythology -- the king of Ephyra who was punished for his deceitfulness and forced to roll a boulder up a hill, only to watch it roll back down again -- the women in society drag the stone to the top of the mountain before it rolls back again into the abyss.
45 Musselburgh According to Greek mythology, Sisyphus was the first king of Ephyra - now known as Corinth - who was punished for chronic deceitfulness by being compelled to roll an immense boulder up a hill, only to see it roll back down, repeating this action forever.
In your own words, describe what happens between the polyp stage and ephyra stage of a jellyfish's life cycle.
The king of Ephyra was given a punishment wherein he had to roll a huge boulder up a steep hill, watch it roll back down and repeat this desperate action for all eternity.
Here, we use tubulin and FMRFamide antibodies to re-investigate the ectodermal nerve networks of ephyra and adults of Aurelia aurita, and of adults of several other species, as a test of the hypothesis that the tubulin antibody stains the GFNN and the FMRFamide antibody stains the DNN in the subumbrellar swim muscle sheets of scyphomedusae.
As we say], like King Sisyphus [of Ephyra, the ancient capital of Greece].
The organisation's trends throughout history reveal a number of parallels to the tragic ancient Greek myth of Sisyphus, the king of Ephyra (modern-day Corinth).
Rivers around Ephyra and Necromanteion in Epirus were used by Homer (Odyssey X.