Carcinonemertes

noun Car·ci·no·ne·mer·tes

Definition of Carcinonemertes

  1. :  a genus of nemertine worms (order Hoplonemertea) with rudimentary proboscis and a single stylet that are parasitic on the gills and eggs of crabs

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Origin and Etymology of carcinonemertes

New Latin, from carcin- + Nemertes, genus of worms, from Greek Nēmertēs daughter of Nereus


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