noun Pty·cho·par·ia \ˌtīkōˈpa(a)rēə\

Definition of Ptychoparia

  1. :  a genus of Middle and Upper Cambrian trilobites with small prominent glabella, long narrow thorax, and strongly segmented pygidium

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Origin and Etymology of ptychoparia

New Latin, from ptych- + Greek pareia cheek

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