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Noun: Scyphozoa  ,sI-fu'zow-u
  1. Coelenterates in which the polyp stage is absent or at least inconspicuous: jellyfishes
    - class Scyphozoa
Noun: scyphozoan (scyphozoa,scyphozoans)  ,sI-fu'zow-un
  1. Any of various usually free-swimming marine coelenterates having a gelatinous medusoid stage as the dominant phase of its life cycle

Type of: class, cnidarian, coelenterate

Part of: Cnidaria, Coelenterata, phylum Cnidaria, phylum Coelenterata

Encyclopedia: Scyphozoa