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The concave inner surface of the umbrella of a jellyfish or other medusa.
- ‘From the center of the subumbrella hangs the manubrium, which terminates with a mouth opening.’
- ‘These rhopalial ganglia presumably sort this information and then distribute it to the appropriate effectors, the swim musculature, via the distributed nerve net of the subumbrella.’
- ‘Hydromedusae swim by rhythmically contracting the circular swimming muscles located in the subumbrella.’
- ‘The base of the manubrium appears as a dark square in the center of the subumbrella.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.