Progoneata

plural noun

Pro·​go·​ne·​a·​ta
prōˌgōnēˈätə,
-ˈātə
in some classifications
: a primary division of Arthropoda comprising forms with the genital apertures near the anterior end of the body and including the classes Diplopoda, Pauropoda, and Symphyla

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from pro- entry 1 + Greek gonē genitals (from the stem of gignesthai to be born) + New Latin -ata

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

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