Definitions for naupliusˈnɔ pli əs; -pliˌaɪ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

nau•pli•usˈnɔ pli əs; -pliˌaɪ(n.)(pl.)-pli•i

  1. a larval form in many crustaceans, with three pairs of appendages and a single median eye.

    Category: Invertebrates

Origin of nauplius:

1830–40; < L: a kind of shellfish

nau′pli•al(adj.)

Wiktionary

  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.

Webster Dictionary

  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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