medusan

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me•du•san

(məˈdu sən, -zən, -ˈdyu-)

adj.
1. pertaining to a medusa or jellyfish.
n.
2. a medusa or jellyfish.
[1840–50]
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Noun1.medusan - one of two forms that coelenterates take: it is the free-swimming sexual phase in the life cycle of a coelenteratemedusan - one of two forms that coelenterates take: it is the free-swimming sexual phase in the life cycle of a coelenterate; in this phase it has a gelatinous umbrella-shaped body and tentacles
Cnidaria, Coelenterata, phylum Cnidaria, phylum Coelenterata - hydras; polyps; jellyfishes; sea anemones; corals
cnidarian, coelenterate - radially symmetrical animals having saclike bodies with only one opening and tentacles with stinging structures; they occur in polyp and medusa forms
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