Definition of Polythalamia

 (Entry 1 of 2)

taxonomic synonym of tetrabranchia


plural noun
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Definition of Polythalamia (Entry 2 of 2)

: a division of Foraminifera including those having a many-chambered shell or sometimes including all the Foraminifera

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Other Words from Polythalamia

Plural noun

polythalamian \ ¦⸗⸗⸗¦⸗mēən \ adjective
polythalamic \ ¦⸗⸗⸗¦lamik \ adjective

History and Etymology for Polythalamia

New Latin, from poly- + Greek thalamos chamber + New Latin -ia

Plural noun

New Latin, from poly- + Greek thalamos + New Latin -ia

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