Definition of mysis :
A genus of small schizopod shrimps found both in fresh and salt water; the opossum shrimps. One species inhabits the Great Lakes of North America, and is largely eaten by the whitefish. The marine species form part of the food of right whales.
- This is his use of the device: Enter Mysis Mysis. - "Dramatic Technique", George Pierce Baker.
- These are M. caspia and M. micropthalma, and both are closely related to the arctic marine Mysis oculata. - "The History of the European Fauna", R. F. Scharff.
- According to Professor Sars, the genus Mysis as a whole may be regarded as arctic in character. - "The History of the European Fauna", R. F. Scharff.