noun Zoology.
the larval stage of marine crabs immediately prior to and resembling the adult stage.

1850–55; < Neo-Latin, originally a genus name, equivalent to Greek megal- megal- + ṓps eye, face Unabridged
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After several molts, the zoea reaches its second larval stage: the megalops.
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