Branchiostomidae

plural noun
Bran·​chi·​o·​stom·​i·​dae | \ ˌbraŋkēōˈstäməˌdē\

Definition of Branchiostomidae

: the chief and typical family of Cephalochorda containing most of the known recent lancelets

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History and Etymology for Branchiostomidae

New Latin, from Branchiostoma, type genus + -idae

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