Aplacophora

plural noun Apla·coph·o·ra \ ¦āˌplaˈkäfərə , ˌapləˈ- \

Definition of Aplacophora

:an order of Amphineura comprising wormlike mollusks in which the body is without calcareous plates but the mantle bears numerous calcified spicules over its entire surface

aplacophoran

adjective or noun

aplacophorous

\-rəs\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of aplacophora

New Latin, from 2a- + plac- + -phora


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