Nematophora

plural noun

Nem·​a·​toph·​o·​ra
ˌneməˈtäfərə
in former classifications
: a phylum or other division of invertebrates comprising the true nematocyst-bearing coelenterates as distinguished from the Ctenophores

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from nemat- + -phora

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“Nematophora.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Nematophora. Accessed 25 Apr. 2024.

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