hidden, concealed, camouflaged. Often used in terms of colour or fringes and flaps used by fishes to conceal themselves from predators

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • Crypsis —   Crypsis Crypsis alopecuroides …   Wikipedia Español

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  • Crypsis —   Gk crypsis, concealment. The inflorescences of some species are partially hidden …   Etymological dictionary of grasses

  • crypsis — n. [Gr. kryptos, hidden] An aspect of the appearance of organisms whereby they avoid detection by others; camouflage …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • crypsis — noun The ability of an organism to avoid observation …   Wiktionary

  • Crypsis (genus) — Crypsis Crypsis alopecuroides Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae …   Wikipedia

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