Nauplius

nauplius

Origin: L, a kind of shellfish, fr. Gr. Ship _ to sail.

(Science: zoology) 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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