Aporidea

plural noun

Ap·​o·​rid·​ea
ˌapəˈridēə
in some classifications
: an order of Cestoda including a single genus (Nematoparataenia) of unsegmented tapeworms parasitic in swans

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Greek aporos + New Latin -idea

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“Aporidea.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Aporidea. Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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