Pharyngobdellida

plural noun

Phar·​yn·​gob·​del·​li·​da
-ˈdelədə
: an order or other division of Hirudinea sometimes regarded as a subdivision of Gnathobdellida and comprising leeches lacking both proboscis and jaws

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from pharyng- + bdell- + -ida

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“Pharyngobdellida.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Pharyngobdellida. Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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