plural noun Di·oc·to·phy·ma·ti·na \-ˌfīməˈtīnə\

Definition of Dioctophymatina

  1. :  a suborder of Enoplida (being sometimes considered a separate order and including solely the kidney parasite (Dioctophyme renale) distinguished from related nematodes by the absence of both setae and buccal stylet — compare dorylaimina, enoplina

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Origin and Etymology of dioctophymatina

New Latin, from Dioctophymat-, Dioctophyma + -ina

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