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noun plural combining form

: animals having a (specified) type of anus
in names of higher taxa


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noun combining form

: animal having a (specified) type of anus or buttocks
in generic names of animals

Word History


Noun plural combining form

New Latin, from Greek prōktos

Noun combining form

New Latin, from Greek prōktos

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“-procta.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/-procta. Accessed 28 Sep. 2023.

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