Gymnosomata

plural noun
Gym·​no·​so·​ma·​ta | \ ˌjimnəˈsōmətə \

Definition of Gymnosomata

in some classifications
: a division of Pteropoda comprising forms that lack shells — compare thecosomata

History and Etymology for Gymnosomata

New Latin, from gymn- + -somata

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“Gymnosomata.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Gymnosomata. Accessed 6 Oct. 2022.

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