Definitions for naupliusˈnɔ pli əs; -pliˌaɪ

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  1. nauplius(Noun)

    A crustacean larva having three pairs of locomotive organs (corresponding to the antennules, antennae, and mandibles), a median eye, and little or no segmentation of the body.

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  1. Nauplius(noun)

    a crustacean larva having three pairs of locomotive organs (corresponding to the antennules, antennae, and mandibles), a median eye, and little or no segmentation of the body

  2. Origin: [L., a kind of shellfish, fr. Gr. nay^s ship + to sail.]

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