Salinella

noun
Sal·​i·​nel·​la | \ ˌsaləˈnelə \

Definition of Salinella

: a genus of minute animals of doubtful relationship having the body composed of a single layer of cells surrounding a central digestive cavity — compare mesozoa

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History and Etymology for Salinella

New Latin, from Latin salinus + New Latin -ella; from the fact that it is found in salines and raised in saline aquariums

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“Salinella.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Salinella. Accessed 8 Dec. 2021.

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