Rhynchobdellida

plural noun
Rhyn·​chob·​del·​li·​da

Definition of Rhynchobdellida

: an order of leeches with an exsertile proboscis, without jaws, and with colorless blood

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History and Etymology for Rhynchobdellida

New Latin, from rhynch- + Greek bdella leech + New Latin -ida

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“Rhynchobdellida.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Rhynchobdellida. Accessed 25 Jan. 2022.

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