Rhynchobdellida

plural noun

Rhyn·​chob·​del·​li·​da
: an order of leeches with an exsertile proboscis, without jaws, and with colorless blood

Word History

Etymology

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 21 Jul. 2024.

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