plural noun
Ap·​pen·​dic·​u·​la·​ta | \-ātə\

Definition of Appendiculata 

in some classifications

: a group that together with the Chaetopoda and Rotifera is nearly equivalent to the Arthropoda

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History and Etymology for Appendiculata

New Latin, from Latin appendicula + New Latin -ata

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