Hypermastigina

plural noun
Hy·per·mas·tig·i·na | \ -jənə \

Definition of Hypermastigina 

: an order (subclass Zoomastigina) of complex cellulose-producing flagellates that have numerous flagella and are symbiotic in the intestine of termites and other wood-consuming insects

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History and Etymology for Hypermastigina

New Latin, from hyper- + mastig- + -ina

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