Rhabdocoela

plural noun
Rhab·​do·​coe·​la | \ ˌrabdəˈsēlə \

Definition of Rhabdocoela

: an order of Turbellaria comprising small marine, freshwater, or rarely terrestrial flatworms with simple unbranched intestine

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Other Words from Rhabdocoela

rhabdocoelan \ ¦⸗⸗¦⸗lən \ adjective or noun
rhabdocoelid \ -​lə̇d \ or rhabdocoelous \ -​ləs \ adjective

History and Etymology for Rhabdocoela

New Latin, from rhabd- + -coela -coele

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“Rhabdocoela.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Rhabdocoela. Accessed 23 Oct. 2021.

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