Ascidia

noun
As·​cid·​ia | \ əˈsidēə, aˈ- \

Definition of Ascidia

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a genus of simple ascidians now restricted to a few typical species or replaced by Phallusia but formerly including all the simple Ascidiacea

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Definition of Ascidia (Entry 2 of 2)

taxonomic synonym of urochordata

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History and Etymology for Ascidia

Noun

New Latin, from Greek askidion little wineskin + New Latin -ia

New Latin, from Greek askidia, plural of askidion

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“Ascidia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Ascidia. Accessed 30 Jun. 2022.

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