Chromadorida

plural noun Chro·ma·dor·i·da \ˌkrōməˈdȯrədə\

Definition of Chromadorida

  1. :  an order of Aphasmidia comprising free-living or occasionally commensal nematode worms having the esophagus divisible into three regions and the amphids spiral, vesicular, or circular — compare enoplida

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Origin and Etymology of chromadorida

New Latin, from Chromadora, genus of nematode worms (from Greek chrōma color + dora skin) + -ida; akin to Greek derein to skin, flay — more at chromatic, tear


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