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argulus


argulus


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Argulus  \Ar"gu*lus\,  n.  [NL.,  dim  of  Argus.]  (Zo["o]l.) 
  A  genus  of  copepod  Crustacea,  parasitic  of  fishes;  a  fish 
  louse.  See  {Branchiura}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Branchiura  \Bran"chi*u"ra\,  n.  pl  [NL.,  fr.,  Gr  ?  gill  +  ? 
  tail.]  (Zo["o]l.) 
  A  group  of  Entomostraca,  with  suctorial  mouths,  including 
  species  parasitic  on  fishes,  as  the  carp  lice  ({Argulus}).