Bdellonemertea

plural noun
Bdel·​lo·​ne·​mer·​tea | \ ¦de-lō-nə-¦mər-tē-ə \

Definition of Bdellonemertea

: an order of Nemertea (class Enopla) comprising short thick-bodied forms with a large posterior sucker and no eyes or cerebral organ — see malacobdella

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History and Etymology for Bdellonemertea

New Latin, from bdell- + Nemertea

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“Bdellonemertea.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Bdellonemertea. Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

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