Apneumona

plural noun

Apneu·​mo·​na
(ˈ)āˈn(y)ümənə,
apˈn-
variants or Apneumones
-məˌnēz
: a formerly recognized division of Holothurioidea comprising forms lacking an internal respiratory apparatus compare pneumonophora
apneumonous
(ˈ)ā¦n-
(ˈ)ap¦n-
adjective

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from a- entry 2 + -pneumona, -pneumones (from Greek pneumon-, pneumōn lung)

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“Apneumona.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Apneumona. Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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