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

Definition of Eoacanthocephala

: 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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History and Etymology for Eoacanthocephala

New Latin, from eo- + Acanthocephala

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“Eoacanthocephala.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Eoacanthocephala. Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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