Definition of Sertularia
: a genus (the type of the family Sertulariidae) of delicate branching calyptoblastic hydroids having small sessile hydrothecae arranged bilaterally along the sides of the branches
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Origin and Etymology of sertularia
New Latin, from Latin sertula (campana) melilot (diminutive of serta, garland, melilot, from feminine of sertus, past participle of serere to entwine, bind together) + New Latin -aria — more at series
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