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plural noun

in former classifications
: an order or other division of Turbellaria including the Alloiocoela, the Rhabdocoela, and sometimes the Acoela
adjective or noun


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taxonomic synonym of rhabdocoela

Word History


Plural noun

New Latin, from Rhabdocoela + -ida

New Latin, from rhabd- + coel- + -ida

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“Rhabdocoelida.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Rhabdocoelida. Accessed 27 Jan. 2023.

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