Nudibranchia

plural noun
Nu·​di·​bran·​chia

Definition of Nudibranchia 

: a suborder of Opisthobranchia comprising numerous highly varied marine gastropod mollusks lacking a shell in the adult state and without true ctenidia and typically having a body suggesting that of a slug usually with brightly colored often branching respiratory cerata on the back

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Other Words from Nudibranchia

nudibranchian \¦⸗⸗¦braŋkēən \ adjective
nudibranchiate \-​ēə̇t, -​ēˌāt \ adjective or noun

History and Etymology for Nudibranchia

New Latin, from nudi- + -branchia

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