Medusa

Definition of Medusa

Me`du´sa
n.1.(Class. Myth.) The Gorgon; or one of the Gorgons whose hair was changed into serpents, after which all who looked upon her were turned into stone.
2.(Zool.) Any free swimming acaleph; a jellyfish.
Medusa bud
(Zool.) one of the buds of a hydroid, destined to develop into a gonophore or medusa. See Athecata, and Gonotheca.
Medusa's head
a - (Zool.) An astrophyton
b - (Astron.) A cluster of stars in the constellation Perseus. It contains the bright star Algol.

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Argus, Briareus, Cerberus, Charybdis, Circe, Cyclops, Echidna, Euryale, Gorgon, Harpy, Hydra, Loch Ness monster, Medea, Minotaur, Pegasus, Python, Scylla, Sphinx, Stheno, Talos, Typhon, bewitcher, centaur, charmer, chimera, cockatrice, dragon, drake, enchanter, enchantress, griffin, hippocampus, mermaid, merman, nixie, ogre, ogress, roc, salamander, satyr, sea horse, sea serpent, siren, spellbinder, troll, unicorn, vampire, werewolf, windigo, xiphopagus, zombie
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