Ptychoderidae

plural noun
Pty·​cho·​der·​i·​dae | \ ˌtīkōˈderəˌdē \

Definition of Ptychoderidae

: a nearly cosmopolitan family of enteropneusts that includes Balanoglossus and related genera

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History and Etymology for Ptychoderidae

New Latin, from Ptychodera + -idae

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“Ptychoderidae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Ptychoderidae. Accessed 28 Nov. 2020.

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