plural noun

Definition of Platyctenea

: an order of ctenophores (class Tentaculata) in which the body is much flattened giving distinct dorsal and ventral surfaces — compare ctenoplana

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Other Words from Platyctenea

platyctenean \ -​nēən \ adjective or noun

History and Etymology for Platyctenea

New Latin, from platy- + Greek kten-, kteis comb

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