Definition of hydromedusa in English:

hydromedusa

Pronunciation /ˌhīdrōməˈdyo͞osə/ /ˌhaɪdroʊməˈdjusə/ /ˌhīdrōməˈd(y)o͞ozə/ /ˌhaɪdroʊməˈd(j)uzə/

nounhydromedusae

Zoology
  • The medusoid phase of a hydroid coelenterate.

    ‘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.’