Heteronemertea

plural noun
Het·​ero·​nemertea | \ ¦hetərō+ \

Definition of Heteronemertea

: an order of Nemertea (class Anopla) comprising long slender forms with cerebral organs and often with caudal cirri

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Other Words from Heteronemertea

heteronemertean \ "+ \ adjective or noun

History and Etymology for Heteronemertea

New Latin, from heter- + Nemertea

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“Heteronemertea.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Heteronemertea. Accessed 29 Sep. 2020.

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