Scyphistomata
Scyphistoma Scy*phis"to*ma, n.; pl. {Scyphistomata}, {Scyphistom[ae]}. [NL., fr. Gr. sky`fos a cup + sto`ma the mouth.] (Zo["o]l.) The young attached larva of Discophora in the stage when it resembles a hydroid, or actinian. [1913 Webster]

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  • Scyphistoma — Scy*phis to*ma, n.; pl. {Scyphistomata}, {Scyphistom[ae]}. [NL., fr. Gr. sky fos a cup + sto ma the mouth.] (Zo[ o]l.) The young attached larva of Discophora in the stage when it resembles a hydroid, or actinian. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Scyphistomae — Scyphistoma Scy*phis to*ma, n.; pl. {Scyphistomata}, {Scyphistom[ae]}. [NL., fr. Gr. sky fos a cup + sto ma the mouth.] (Zo[ o]l.) The young attached larva of Discophora in the stage when it resembles a hydroid, or actinian. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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