What does Nauplius mean?

Nauplius meaning in Names Dictionary

An Argonaut.
Name Origin: Greek
Name Gender: Male


Nauplius meaning in General Dictionary

A crustacean larva having three pairs of locomotive organs (corresponding to your antennules, antennae, and mandibles), a median attention, and little if any segmentation associated with the human body.


Nauplius meaning in General Dictionary

(letter.) A crustacean larva having three pairs of locomotive organs (equivalent toward antennules, antennae, and mandibles), a median attention, and little or no segmentation associated with the human anatomy.


Sentence Examples with the word Nauplius

The course of development here outlined, in which the nauplius gradually passes into the adult form by the successive addition of somites and appendages in regular order, agrees so well with the process observed in the development of the typical Annelida that we must regard it as being the most primitive method.

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