mysid
Any of various small, shrimplike, chiefly marine crustaceans of the order Mysidacea, the females of which carry their eggs in a pouch beneath the thorax, also called opossum shrimp.

Fisheries — dictionary. . 2004.

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  • mysid — [mī′sid] n. [< ModL Mysidacea] any of an order (Mysidacea) of small, shrimplike, malacostracan crustaceans with a carapace over most of the thorax …   English World dictionary

  • mysid — /muy sid/, n. 1. any member of the malacostracan order Mysidacea, the opossum shrimps, esp. of the genus Mysis. adj. 2. of or pertaining to such shrimps. [1940 45; < NL Mysidae a family of the order, equiv. to Mys(is) the type genus ( < Gk mýsis… …   Universalium

  • mysid — n. member of the malacostracan order (especially opossum shrimps) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • mysid — my·sid …   English syllables

  • mysid — I. ˈmīsə̇d adjective Etymology: New Latin Mysidae 1. : of or relating to the Mysidae 2. : resembling a crustacean of the family Mysidae : of or relating to a mysis II. noun ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • Mysida — Hemimysis anomala (Mysidae) Scientific classification Kingdom …   Wikipedia

  • Mysis diluviana — Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum …   Wikipedia

  • Hemimysis anomala — Taxobox | name = Hemimysis anomala image caption = Small swarm of bloody red mysid image width = 240px regnum = Animalia phylum = Arthropoda subphylum = Crustacea classis = Malacostraca ordo = Mysida familia = Mysidae genus = Hemimysis species =… …   Wikipedia

  • Hendrina Stenmans — Hendrina Stenmanns (um 1900) Hendrina Stenmanns (Ordensname Mutter Josefa, * 28. Mai 1852 in Issum; † 20. Mai 1903 in Steyl/Niederlande) war eine katholische Ordensschwester deutscher Herkunft und Gründerin des Ordens …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Josefa Stenmans — Hendrina Stenmanns (um 1900) Hendrina Stenmanns (Ordensname Mutter Josefa, * 28. Mai 1852 in Issum; † 20. Mai 1903 in Steyl/Niederlande) war eine katholische Ordensschwester deutscher Herkunft und Gründerin des Ordens …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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