Pleurobrachia

noun
Pleu·​ro·​bra·​chia | \ ˌplu̇rəˈbrākēə \

Definition of Pleurobrachia

: a genus (the type of the family Pleurobrachiidae) of globose or ovoid relatively firm-bodied ctenophores

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History and Etymology for Pleurobrachia

New Latin, from pleur- + brachia

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“Pleurobrachia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Pleurobrachia. Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

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