Apneumona

plural noun
Apneu·​mo·​na | \ (ˈ)āˈn(y)ümənə, apˈn- \
variants: or Apneumones \ -​məˌnēz \

Definition of Apneumona

: a formerly recognized division of Holothurioidea comprising forms lacking an internal respiratory apparatus — compare pneumonophora

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Other Words from Apneumona

apneumonous \ (ˈ)ā¦n-​ , (ˈ)ap¦n-​ \ adjective

History and Etymology for Apneumona

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 12 Aug. 2022.

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