adj. [L. nauplis, shellfish; forma, shape]
(ARTHROPODA: Crustacea)
Pertaining to the nauplius larva.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • naupliiform — nau·pli·iform …   English syllables

  • naupliiform — ˈnȯplēəˌfȯrm adjective Etymology: New Latin nauplius + English iform 1. : resembling the nauplius of a crustacean 2. of a hymenopterous larva : having large sickle shaped mandibles and a pair of bifurcate caudal processes …   Useful english dictionary

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