Heteronemertea

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

Definition of Heteronemertea

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

heteronemertean

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Origin and Etymology of heteronemertea

New Latin, from heter- + Nemertea


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