Nem·er·tin·ea \ˌnemərˈtinēə\
variants: less commonly


\-tīnə, -tēnə\ or


\-tīˌnī, -tē(ˌ)nē\

Definition of Nemertinea

  1. taxonomic synonym of nemertea

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Origin and Etymology of nemertinea

Nemertinea from New Latin, from Nemertes + -inea (from Latin, neuter plural of -ineus —as in gramineus gramineous); Nemertina, Nemertini from New Latin, from Nemertes + -ina or -ini

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to cast off or become cast off

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