Definition of hydromedusa in English:

hydromedusa

noun

Zoology
  • The medusoid phase of a hydroid coelenterate.

    • ‘Fluorescent pigments have recently been identified as proteins related to the green-fluorescent protein of the hydromedusa Aequorea victoria.’
    • ‘Here we describe diverse proteins from previously undersampled and completely new sources, including hydromedusae.’

Pronunciation:

hydromedusa

/ˌhīdrōməˈd(y)o͞osə//-zə/