Heterosomata

plural noun
Het·​er·​o·​so·​ma·​ta | \ ˌhetərōˈsōmətə \

Definition of Heterosomata

: an order or other group of teleost fishes consisting of the flatfishes

Other Words from Heterosomata

heterosomate \ ¦⸗⸗⸗¦sōˌmāt \ adjective
heterosomatous \ -​mətəs \ adjective

History and Etymology for Heterosomata

New Latin, from heter- + -somata

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

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