Ascidiacea

plural noun
As·cid·i·a·cea

Definition of Ascidiacea 

: a class of tunicates comprising simple ascidians, compound ascidians that reproduce by budding and remain connected together embedded in a common test, and certain atypical pelagic compound ascidians (as of the genus Pyrosoma)

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History and Etymology for Ascidiacea

New Latin, from Ascidia entry 1 + -acea

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ascian

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Ascidia

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ascidian

ascidiarium

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