discophora definition

  • noun-plural:
    • A division of acalephs or jellyfishes, including a lot of the big disklike species.
    • A division of acalephs or jellyfishes, including all the huge disklike species.
    • A division of acalephs or jellyfishes, including almost all of the large disklike species.
  • others:
    • The discoidal hydrozoans, a subclass of Hydrozoa, comprising all of the organisms referred to as jelly-fishes, sea-jellies, or sea-nettles.
    • An order of suctorial worms, the leeches: so called from their sucking-disks. See Hiru-dinea.
    • The discoidal hydrozoans, a subclass of Hydrozoa, comprising almost all of the organisms called jelly-fishes, sea-jellies, or sea-nettles.
    • The discoidal hydrozoans, a subclass of Hydrozoa, comprising most of the organisms generally jelly-fishes, sea-jellies, or sea-nettles.
    • An order of suctorial worms, the leeches: so-called from their particular sucking-disks. See Hiru-dinea.
    • An order of suctorial worms, the leeches: so named from their particular sucking-disks. See Hiru-dinea.
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