Pelmatozoa

plural noun
Pel·​ma·​to·​zoa | \ ˌpelmətəˈzōə \

Definition of Pelmatozoa

: a subphylum or other division of Echinodermata comprising the crinoids, cystoids, blastoids, and edrioasteroids — compare eleutherozoa

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Other Words from Pelmatozoa

pelmatozoan \ ¦⸗⸗⸗¦zōən \ adjective or noun
pelmatozoic \ -​zōik \ adjective

History and Etymology for Pelmatozoa

New Latin, from pelmato- (from Greek pelmat-, pelma sole of the foot) + -zoa

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“Pelmatozoa.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Pelmatozoa. Accessed 27 Oct. 2021.

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