plural noun Sex·os·ti·a·tae \ˌsekˌsästēˈāt(ˌ)ē\

Definition of Sexostiatae

in some classifications

  1. :  a group of spiders distinguished by the presence of six cardiac ostia

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Origin and Etymology of sexostiatae

New Latin, from sex- + ostium + Latin -atae, feminine plural of -atus -ate

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to cast off or become cast off

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