Ascothoracica

plural noun As·co·tho·rac·i·ca \¦askōthəˈrasə̇kə\

Definition of Ascothoracica

  1. :  a minor order or suborder of small hermaphrodite barnacles that live enveloped in a soft mantle and partly buried in other animals (as black corals)

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Origin and Etymology of ascothoracica

New Latin, from asc- + Thoracica


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