plural noun Eo·acanthocephala \¦ē(ˌ)ō+\

Definition of Eoacanthocephala

  1. :  an order of Acanthocephala comprising parasites of aquatic vertebrates having the proboscis hooks in quincuncial arrangement and the cement-producing glands syncytial

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Origin and Etymology of eoacanthocephala

New Latin, from eo- + Acanthocephala

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