Gastraeadae

plural noun

Gas·​trae·​adae
gaˈstrēəˌdē
: a hypothetical group of ancestral metazoan animals structurally comparable to the gastrula

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Etymology

New Latin, irregular from Gastraea + -idae

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“Gastraeadae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Gastraeadae. Accessed 4 Oct. 2022.

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