plural noun Ar·chi·acanthocephala \¦ärkē +\

Definition of Archiacanthocephala

  1. :  an order of Acanthocephala comprising parasites of terrestrial vertebrates having the proboscis hooks arranged in concentric circles and lacking trunk spines

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Origin and Etymology of archiacanthocephala

New Latin, from archi- + Acanthocephala

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