: 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

Word History


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.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 May. 2024.

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