Phanerocephala

plural noun
Phan·​er·​o·​ceph·​a·​la | \ -ˈsefələ \

Definition of Phanerocephala

in some classifications
: a division of Polychaeta distinguished by the well-developed prostomium corresponding to Errantia together with many Sedentaria

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Other Words from Phanerocephala

phanerocephalous \ ¦⸗⸗⸗¦sefələs \ adjective

History and Etymology for Phanerocephala

New Latin, from phaner- + -cephala

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“Phanerocephala.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Phanerocephala. Accessed 18 Apr. 2021.

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