any stomatopod crustacean having a pair of appendages modified for grasping prey and resembling those of a mantis.
any of various burrowing marine shrimplike crustaceans of the order Stomatopoda that have a pair of large grasping appendages: subclass Malacostraca See also squilla
[man-tl] /ˈmæn tl/ noun 1. a loose, sleeveless cloak or cape. 2. something that covers, envelops, or conceals: the mantle of darkness. 3. Geology. the portion of the earth, about 1800 miles (2900 km) thick, between the crust and the core. Compare 1 (def 10), (def 6). 4. Zoology. a single or paired outgrowth of […]
[man-tl-pees] /ˈmæn tlˌpis/ noun 1. .
noun, Geology. 1. (def 10). noun (geology) 1. another name for plume (sense 6)
- Mantle radiotherapy
mantle radiotherapy n. The use of radiotherapy with protection of uninvolved radiosensitive structures or organs.