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

Definition of Chromadorida

: 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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History and Etymology for Chromadorida

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

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“Chromadorida.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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