Dolichoglossus

noun
Dol·​i·​cho·​glos·​sus | \ -lȯs- \

Definition of Dolichoglossus

: a genus of hemichordate worms differing from those of Balanoglossus in lacking liver sacs and in having a long proboscis with a single pore — compare enteropneusta

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History and Etymology for Dolichoglossus

New Latin, from dolich- + -glossus (from Greek glōssa tongue)

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“Dolichoglossus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Dolichoglossus. Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

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