Ctenoplana

noun Cteno·pla·na \ˌtenəˈplānə\

Definition of Ctenoplana

  1. :  a genus of ctenophores consisting of a single species of small degenerate bottom-dwelling forms lacking ciliated swimming plates that are widely distributed in the Indian and Pacific oceans

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Origin and Etymology of ctenoplana

New Latin, from cten- + Latin plana, feminine of planus flat, level — more at floor


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