Sacoglossa

plural noun Saco·glos·sa \ˌsakəˈgläsə, ˌsāk-, -lȯsə\

Definition of Sacoglossa

in some classifications

  1. :  a division of Opisthobranchia including sea slugs (family Elysiidae) that are usually placed in the suborder Nudibranchia

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Origin and Etymology of sacoglossa

New Latin, from saco- (from Greek sakos shield) + -glossa; akin to Sanskrit tvak skin, hide


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