Gasterostomata

plural noun

Gas·​ter·​o·​sto·​ma·​ta
ˌgastərōˈstōmətə
in some classifications
: an order of Digenea coextensive with the family Bucephalidae compare prosostomata

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Gasterostomum genus of trematode worms (from gaster- + -stomum) + -ata

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“Gasterostomata.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Gasterostomata. Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

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