Definition of Entocythere
: a genus of parasitic ostracods found in the gill cavities of various North American crayfishes
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Origin and Etymology of entocythere
New Latin, from ent- + Cythere genus of crustaceans, from Cythere, epithet of Aphrodite, from Latin, from Greek Kytherē, from Kythēra (Cythera), island in the Aegean
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