noun Pec·ti·na·tel·la \ˌpektəˌnāˈtelə, -nəˈt-\

Definition of Pectinatella

  1. :  a common genus of freshwater colonial bryozoans forming large lobate gelatinous colonies with circular or subquadrangular statoblasts having a single row of marginal hooks

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Origin and Etymology of pectinatella

New Latin, from Latin pectinatus pectinate + -ella

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