from The Century Dictionary.

  • Having the form of a nauplius; being in the stage of development of a nauplius; resembling a nauplius; nauplioid.


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  • The primitive body includes the segments which the naupliiform larva brings with it out of the egg; it is afterwards divided, by the younger sections which become developed in its middle, into the head and tail.

    Facts and Arguments for Darwin Fritz Muller 1859


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