: 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

Word History


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

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“Dolichoglossus.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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