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lancelet

noun lance·let \ˈlan(t)-slət\

Definition of LANCELET

:  any of a subphylum (Cephalochordata) of small translucent marine primitive chordate animals that are fishlike in appearance and usually live partially buried on the ocean floor —called also amphioxus
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First Known Use of LANCELET

circa 1836
Medical Dictionary

lancelet

noun lance·let \ˈlan(t)-slət\

Medical Definition of LANCELET

:  any vertebrate animal of the subphylum Cephalochordata—called also amphioxus

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